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Posts Tagged: pests

Green Fruit Beetles or Japanese Beetles?

Green fruit beetle (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

We've had many reports in the last two weeks from people asking what those big green, buzzing,...

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 4:32 PM
Tags: beetle (13), CDFA (12), fruit (8), grubs (6), Japanese (4), pests (63), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Masks and Covers in the Garden

Juvenile racoon (Credit: L Fitzhugh)

These days, most people are wearing masks when out in public for personal protection for themselves...

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 11:07 AM
Tags: beetle (13), grub (1), leafroller (2), Pest Notes (92), pests (63), raccoons (4), scales (5), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Species Action Week 2020

Asian citrus psyllid nymphs feeding on citrus can vector a serious plant pathogen that causes disease and tree death within 5 years.<br>(Credit: ME Rogers)

For a 7th year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will celebrate California Invasive...

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Tags: ACP (31), animals (2), Asian citrus psyllid (31), California (31), diseases (10), environmental (2), HLB (27), hunaglongbing (1), invasive (44), invasive species action week (5), pathogens (6), pest management (62), pests (63), plants (13), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Figure 1. Western yellowjacket baiting with the hydrogel bait. After a short handling behavior on the bait, yellowjackets flew away with a small piece of the hydrogel bait. (Credit: DH Choe)

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (5), bite (17), Campbell (1), control (54), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (7), pest management (62), pests (63), sting (3), UC IPM (268), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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