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Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)

Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes,...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: house mouse (3), management (34), mice (7), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (31), Quinn (12), rats (10), rodent (6), rodents (6), trapping (4), traps (7), UC IPM (217)

Top Ten Pest Notes of 2019

Foliage damaged by leaf curl. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

At some point, all of us encounter a pest in our home, garden, or landscape. But you're not alone!...

Posted on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: aphids (9), carpet beetles (2), control (45), fungus gnats (2), ground squirrels (1), management (34), mealybugs (4), opossum (2), peach leaf curl (6), pest management (31), pest notes (72), scales (3), thrips (4), UC IPM (217), whiteflies (5)

Cockroaches! Updated Pest Notes

Female German cockroach with ootheca. (Credit: DH Choe)

Cockroaches, or roaches, are probably some of the least welcome insects people encounter in their...

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Tags: building (3), cockroaches (8), control (45), Dong-Hwan Choe (2), indoor pests (3), insects (14), management (34), Michael Rust (1), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), structural (2), Sutherland (10), UC IPM (217)

Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (5), control (45), disease (36), garden (31), irrigation (2), landscape (35), management (34), mulch (4), pest (82), pest management (31), pruning (5), sanitation (3), seasonal (3), UC IPM (217), weeds (23), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Insect and Mite Pests on Roses

Rose aphids infesting rose buds. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses are popular ornamental plants grown in home gardens, parks, and other landscapes. Just like...

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:49 AM
Tags: beneficial (11), controo (1), Flint (4), insect (8), IPM (59), Karlik (2), landscape (35), management (34), mite (1), ornamental (2), pest notes (72), pests (58), roses (3), UC IPM (217)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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