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Warm Weather Helps Prolong West Nile Virus Risk

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Summer may be over, but continued warm weather means that mosquitoes are still active. So far this...

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Tags: DEET (2), illness (1), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquitoes (6), picardin (2), UC IPM (2), West Nile virus (2)

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 (2), control (1), management. (1), mosquito (3), mosquitoes (6), repellent (2), UC IPM (2)

Warmer Weather and Rain Bring Mosquitoes

Adult mosquito. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is almost here and temperatures are already increasing. Warm, sunny days paired with...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:31 PM
Tags: mosquitoes (6), prevention (1), rain (1), repellents (1), spring (1), water (1), West Nile virus (2)

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 (1), albopictus (1), bites (2), CDC (1), Centers for Disease Control (1), Consumer Reports (1), DEET (2), EPA (1), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquito (3), mosquitoes (6), Picardin (2), repellent (2), UCIPM (3), virus (1), West Nile (1), Zika (2)

Top 4 Videos for Summer Nuisance Pests!

Every summer, a handful of insect pests can become a real nuisance when they invade your space,...

Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:49 PM
Tags: ants (1), bed bugs (1), bugs (1), invade (1), mosquitoes (6), nuisance (1), pests (1), summer (1), UCIPM (3), yellowjackets (1)

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