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Drain After the Rain

Reduce breeding habitats for mosquitoes by dumping standing water from flower pots or storing them upside down so they do not collect water.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Whether you're having a backyard barbecue or enjoying outdoor activities as the weather warms...

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:15 AM
Tags: bite (10), control (37), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (6), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (18), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (189), West Nile virus (7)

What Made That Mound - a Gopher or a Mole?

Fig 1. The margin of a mole mound tends to be circular. (Credit: Larry A. Strand)

Finding freshly dug mounds of soil in the garden, lawn, or landscape might be a sign of gophers or...

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 2:43 PM
Tags: control (37), damage (12), gopher (2), integrated pest management (6), mole (1), monitoring (5), mound (1), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (189)

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Lawn with weeds. (Cheryl Wilen)

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Make Earth Day Every Day - Use IPM!

Gardens can be beautiful using IPM. [E. Zagory]

Every April, we celebrate Earth Day and think about ways we can help make our planet healthier. One...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
Tags: April (1), beneficial (10), Earth Day (2), environment (3), health. (1), integrated pest management (6), IPM (54), pesticides (21), pests (52), science (1), UC IPM (189)

Newly Updated: Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs 3rd edition cover.

Completely revised and expanded, Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd Edition, is a...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:14 AM
Tags: Dreistadt (3), integrated pest management (6), IPM (54), landscape (25), pests (52), shrubs (1), trees (10), UCIPM (66)

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