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Best Tips for Mosquito Protection

Mosquito larvae on the surface of water. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Record-breaking heat continues to scald California, leading many of us to water our landscapes...

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: bites (3), control (2), management. (1), mosquito (12), mosquitoes (3), repellent (4), UC IPM (6)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Culex mosquito biting through human skin. [J.K. Clark]

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Tags: awareness (3), bite (1), mosquito (12), pests (1), prevention. (1), repellent (4), UC IPM (6), vector control (1), west nile virus (2)

Invasive Spotlight: Zika Virus

Adult female mosquito, Aedes egypti. [J. Gathany]

The Zika virus is spread to people mainly through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly Aedes...

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (3), CDC (3), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (2), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquito (12), Picardin (2), repellent (4), UC IPM (6), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (6)

Zika, Mosquitoes, and Repellents

Adult female mosquit, Aedes aegypti. [J. Gathany, CDC.]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Concerns over the Zika virus have...

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (3), CDC (3), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (2), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquito (12), mosquitoes (3), Picardin (2), repellent (4), UCIPM (4), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (6)

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Aedes aegypti mosquito. [USDA]

This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 26-July 2nd). The goal of the campaign...

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 3:40 PM
Tags: habitat (1), mosquito (12), mosquitoes (3), UCIPM (4), Zika (6)

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