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Posts Tagged: infestation

Itching and Infestations: Explaining the Unexplained

Person scratching from an itching sensation (Credit: AJ Sikes)

Most of us have experienced itchy skin from a biting insect at least once in our lives. Insects and...

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: attacking (1), bite (18), bites (6), crawling (1), infestation (7), insect bite (1), itching (1), Lynn Kimsey (1), Mussen (2), pest (105), Pest Notes (95), Robert Kimsey (1), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (3), indoor pests (6), infestation (7), insect (12), integrated pest management (16), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (95), pesticide (25), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (31), disease (43), firewood (7), garden (42), infestation (7), invasive species (7), pests (64), summer (9), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed...

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4b.Mattress encasement label. (B. Messenger-Sikes

4b. Mattress encasement label. (B. Messenger-Sikes)

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (19), bug bomb (1), control (54), infestation (7), insecticides (4), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (5), pesticide (25), pests (64), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (281)

New Video from UC IPM on Pantry Pests!

If you have insects invading your kitchen or pantry, or if you've ever opened stored food...

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:33 AM
Tags: beetles (5), containers (1), flour (1), Food (2), grain (2), infestation (7), larva (1), monitor (5), moth (3), nuts (1), packages (1), pantry (8), pest (105), phermone traps (1), rice (1), sweets (1), ucipm (72), video (12), weevil (2)

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