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Beneficial Predator Spotlight: Lacewings

Green lacewing life cycle. [J.K. Clark]

Last week, we discussed some common beneficial predators that help control pests on garden and...

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (1), garden (13), lacewing (1), landscape (7), natural enemies (1), pests (5), predator (1), UC IPM (8)

Retailers Attend IPM Workshops on Invasive Pests and More

Attendees from Retail IPM Workshop. [A. Schellman]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Retail nursery and garden center...

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Tags: ACP (1), center (2), employees (1), exotics (1), garden (13), HLB (1), household pests (1), invasives. (1), nursery (3), pesticides (3), resources (1), retail (3), UCIPM (3)

Beneficial Predators Fight Garden Pests

Lady beetle life cycle (clockwise) eggs, larva, pupa, adult.

You're probably familiar with lady beetles (aka lady bugs), common beneficial insect predators that...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:06 PM
Tags: aphids (2), assassin (1), beneficial predators (1), garden (13), insects (3), landscape (7), pesticides (3), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (1), UC IPM (8), wasp (1)

Rodent Control in and Around Backyard Chicken Coops

A backyard chicken coop. [UC ANR]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Keeping backyard chickens is becoming...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:42 AM
Tags: backyard (1), baits (1), california (1), chickens (1), diseases (1), garden (13), home (1), house mouse (1), mice (1), poultry (1), rodenticide (1), rodents (1), roof rat (1), trapping (1), UC IPM (8), wire (1)

Catchweed Bedstraw or Velcro Plant

Catchweed bedstraw. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

Catchweed bedstraw. It's that weed that tugs at your clothes while you pass by or attaches to your...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:02 AM
Tags: annual (1), bedstraw (1), catchweed (1), control (3), garden (13), landscape (7), management (1), summer (1), UCIPM (3), Velcro (1), weed (1), winter (3)

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