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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 (14), carpet beetles (3), clothes moths (6), clutter (3), cockroaches (9), fleas (2), mice (8), pantry (6), pest management (34), prevention (9), raccoons (2), rats (11), rodents (7), sanitation (4), spiders (4), storage (3), UCIPM (69)

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 (9), household (7), indoor pests (4), mice (8), pantry (6), pest (87), pest management (34), prevention (9), rats (11), termites (9), tree squirrel (6), UC IPM (224)

Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)

Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes,...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: house mouse (3), management (37), mice (8), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (34), Quinn (12), rats (11), rodent (6), rodents (7), trapping (4), traps (7), UC IPM (224)

Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (8), garden (32), management (37), Quinn (12), rats (11), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (224), wildlife (9)

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (9), bark (3), bed bugs (18), carpet beetles (3), clothes moths (6), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (2), gophers (5), hives (1), honey bee swarms (1), leaffooted (4), management (37), peach leaf curl (6), Pest Notes (75), rats (11), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (4), UC IPM (224), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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