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Detecting and Controlling Biting Mites Within Structures

Figure 1. Adult tropical rat mite. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Most pest management professionals have served clients who swore they were being bitten by unseen...

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), chickens (2), mite (3), pest (105), pest management (68), pest notes (95), rodent (11), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Houseplant Pests

Examining an African violet plant for pests. (Credit: AJ Sikes)

Like outdoor plants, houseplants can also experience pest problems. Did you know that too much or...

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: bacteria (2), cultural control (3), disease (43), fungus (5), Hodel (6), horticulture (1), houseplant (3), insect (12), mite (3), pest (105), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), Pittenger (3), UC IPM (280)
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 (15), controo (1), Flint (4), insect (12), IPM (63), Karlik (3), landscape (50), management (42), mite (3), ornamental (2), pest notes (95), pests (64), roses (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

It's National Honey Bee Day! (August 19th)

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National Honey Bee Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every August. This year it falls on...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Tags: apiculture (0), colonies (0), damage (0), honey bees (0), Nino (0), Parreira (0), pests (0), UC IPM (0), varroa mite (0)

Scotch Broom Gall Mite: A New Partner in Broom Management for California

Figure 2. Galls on scotch broom. [S. Oneto]

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News] A recent find...

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 11:04 AM
Tags: brooms (0), El Dorado (0), gall mite (0), galls (0), Oneto (0), Pest Notes (0), scotch broom (0), UC IPM (0), UCCE (0)

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