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Posts Tagged: pesticide

Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed...

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (2), bug bomb (1), control (3), infestation (1), insecticides (1), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (1), pesticide (8), pests (2), Sutherland (1), UC IPM (5)

What to do when Ants Invade

Odorous house ant. (Dong-Hwan Choe)

If you've ever had ants come indoors, you know what a nuisance they can be when they crawl across...

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM
Tags: ants (1), bait stations (1), control (3), pesticide (8), spraying (1), UC IPM (5)

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Lawn with weeds. (Cheryl Wilen)

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

National Poison Prevention Week - March 19-25, 2017

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. [M.L.Poe]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), poisoning is the number one...

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Tags: Agriculture (1), application (1), equipment (1), field workers (1), mixing (1), pesticide (8), poisoning (1), UCIPM (3)

Traveling for the Holidays? Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!

Egg, five nymphal stages, and adult bed bugs, Cimex lectularius. {D.W.Choe]

Do you plan to stay in a hotel during the holidays this year? If so, do you know how to look for...

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 2:54 PM
Tags: bed bugs (2), bite (1), holidays (1), hotels (1), inspect (1), pesticide (8), prevention (1), resistance (1), uc ipm (5)

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