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Posts Tagged: insecticide

Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (1), Blecker (2), cockroaches (11), fogger (2), home (10), insecticide (3), Messenger-Sikes (3), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

What Do These Pesticide Terms Mean?

A retail shelf showing various pesticide containers. (Credit: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

[Originally published as “Pesticide Briefs: What Do These Terms Mean?” in the Fall 2018...

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What's the Problem with Neonicotinoids?

Figure 1. Application of imidacloprid as a soil drench with a bucket.

[From March 2014 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] A massive killing of...

Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Tags: bees (7), insecticide (3), neonicotinoid (1)

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