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Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (50), prevention (11), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), storage (4), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

Spring Cleaning for Pest Prevention

A clothes moth larva with its feeding case attached. (Credit: DH Choe)

Spring has arrived and with many Californians at home due to local coronavirus directives, now...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), carpet beetles (4), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), fleas (2), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (50), prevention (11), raccoons (4), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (10), household (7), indoor pests (5), mice (9), pantry (7), pest (95), pest management (50), prevention (11), rats (13), termites (10), tree squirrel (7), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (18), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pests (62), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UC IPM (250)

New Video from UC IPM on Pantry Pests!

If you have insects invading your kitchen or pantry, or if you've ever opened stored food...

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:33 AM
Tags: beetles (5), containers (1), flour (1), Food (1), grain (2), infestation (6), larva (1), monitor (5), moth (3), nuts (1), packages (1), pantry (7), pest (95), phermone traps (1), rice (1), sweets (1), ucipm (72), video (11), weevil (2)

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