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Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), Dandelion (3), holiday (4), mosquito (17), pest (105), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), poison oak (5), raccoons (4), UC IPM (280), vertebrate (3), video (12), weeds (29), yellow starthistle (2), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquitoes: what’s the buzz?

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As summer quickly approaches and we find ourselves getting outside a bit more, remember to take...

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 9:21 AM
Tags: bite (18), insects (18), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), public health (9), repellent (9), summer (9), UC IPM (280), vector (3), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (18), lawn (10), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (95), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquito Prevention

Adult <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.<br>(Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

With recent rains in many parts of California and the weather warming up, it's time once again to...

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: Eldridge (1), insect (12), integrated pest management (15), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), Pest Notes (95), repellent (9), UC IPM (280), vector (3), Walton (1), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 7:00 PM
Tags: bite (18), control (54), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (15), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (17), pest management (68), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (9), UC IPM (280), West Nile virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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