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Posts Tagged: pests

Unwanted Indoor Critters? There's a Pest Notes For That!

Figure 1. Confused flour beetle (Credit: Clemson University)

While we continue to spend more time than usual indoors, you may have noticed a few unexpected...

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Vegetable Gardening

Harvesting carrots from a raised bed.

We are fortunate in California that not only can we grow vegetables in summer, but winter gardening...

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: pest management (68), pests (64), resources (3), UC IPM (280), vegetables (7), website (1)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: checklist (6), cold injury (1), diseases (11), environmental disorders (3), frost (1), garden (42), insects (18), integrated pest management (15), irrigation (5), landscape (50), ornamentals (4), pest management (68), pests (64), prevention (14), prune (5), pruning (7), sanitation (6), tips (6), tree care (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (64), UC IPM (280)
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

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