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Posts Tagged: natural enemies


Adult yellow sac spider (Credit: R Vetter)

October is a perfect time to talk about spiders! People decorate for Halloween with scary images of...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Tags: beneficial (15), bite (18), garden (42), home (9), IPM (63), landscape (50), natural enemies (14), pest management (69), Pest Notes (95), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (281), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

How to Catch a Spider

spider salticidae I-AR-PHID-AD.004

While you are home working, learning, or relaxing, you may have noticed a few other critters...

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:16 AM
Tags: beneficial (15), beneficial insects (8), natural enemies (14), predator (4), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (281), video (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Beneficial Insects Don't Rest on Labor Day

Convergent lady beetle adult.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Beneficial insects can provide a lot of support in the garden. Natural enemies, which include...

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

National Pollinator Week 2020

Adult honey bee,<i>Apis mellifera</i>. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This year, National Pollinator Week is June 22 to June 28, celebrating the value that pollinators...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Tags: bees (7), insecticides (4), label (7), less toxic (2), natural enemies (14), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), pollinators (4), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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