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Posts Tagged: pests

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 (13), Campbell (1), control (50), Dong-Hwan Choe (3), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (7), pest management (34), pests (59), sting (2), UC IPM (224), yellowjackets (5)

Cockroaches! Updated Pest Notes

Female German cockroach with ootheca. (Credit: DH Choe)

Cockroaches, or roaches, are probably some of the least welcome insects people encounter in their...

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Tags: building (3), cockroaches (9), control (50), Dong-Hwan Choe (3), indoor pests (4), insects (14), management (37), Michael Rust (2), Pest Notes (75), pests (59), structural (2), Sutherland (10), UC IPM (224)

Insect and Mite Pests on Roses

Rose aphids infesting rose buds. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses are popular ornamental plants grown in home gardens, parks, and other landscapes. Just like...

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:49 AM
Tags: beneficial (11), controo (1), Flint (4), insect (8), IPM (62), Karlik (3), landscape (38), management (37), mite (1), ornamental (2), pest notes (75), pests (59), roses (4), UC IPM (224)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Wood Decay Fungi in Landscape Trees

A conk, the fruiting body of the fungus <i>Phellinus ignarius</i> on black walnut. (Credit: AJ Downer, UCCE Ventura County)

Landscape trees provide welcome shade, fruit, homes for wildlife, and even a place for kids to...

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:56 AM
Tags: control (50), decay (1), disease (38), Downer (2), fungi (6), IPM (62), landscape (38), management (37), Pest Notes (75), pests (59), tree care (3), UC IPM (224)

Rose Care and Weed Control

Roses

Many gardeners and landscapers enjoy growing and caring for roses. Through careful selection of...

Roses
Roses

Roses

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:59 PM
Tags: care (2), control (50), cultivar (1), cultural (1), garden (32), herbicides (3), Karlik (3), landscape (38), Pest Notes (75), pests (59), roses (4), UC IPM (224), weeds (25)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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