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California Places Further Restrictions on Rodenticides

Rodenticide bait exposed outside a self-contained bait station. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

In September 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1788, which prohibits almost...

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Nonchemical Alternatives for Weed Management

Creeping woodsorrel, <i>Oxalis corniculata</i><br>(Credit: JM DiTomaso)

Weeds in the landscape can be tough to manage. But there are many options for weed management using...

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (0), control (0), DiTomaso (0), Green Bulletin (0), poison oak (0), removal (0), skin rash (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (13), CDFA (12), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (6), hoplia (2), Japanese (4), June (1), lawn (10), pests (64), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using Seaweed to Kill Argentine Ants

Fig 1. Argentine ants feeding on green or red hydrogels to demonstrate liquid bait uptake. (Credit: J-W Tay, UC Riverside)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Argentine ants can be a damaging ant pest...

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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