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Posts Tagged: monitoring

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 (1), damage (2), gopher (1), integrated pest management (1), mole (1), monitoring (5), mound (1), Pest Notes (3), UC IPM (1)

West Coast Rodent Academy Trains Pest Management Professionals

Learning to inspect for signs of rodent activity. [N. M. Quinn]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] The West Coast Rodent Academy (WCRA) is a...

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:44 AM

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (1), controlling (1), damage (2), grass (1), grubs (1), insects (1), lawns (1), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (3), pests (1), turfgrass (1), UCIPM (3)

Bed Bug Management Challenges

Adults and nymphs of bed bugs.

[From the December 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Survey of professional bed bug...

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:32 PM

Bed Bug Monitors

Figure 1. Bed bug adults (bottom, darker red) and nymphs. All life stages and both sexes of bed bugs preferentially feed on human blood.

[From the December 2012 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] After decades...

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 9:45 AM
Tags: bed bugs (2), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (3), professionals (1)
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