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Posts Tagged: rats

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (2), clothes moths (2), clutter (2), cockroaches (2), mice (4), pantry (2), pests (3), rats (5), rodents (2), sanitation (1), spiders (1), storage (1), UC IPM (3)

Top 10 Garden and Landscape Pests


Download the free booklet at the bottom of the page! 1. Ants Most people deal with ants...

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM

World Packrat Day and Pests


May 17 is World Packrat Day, a designated date for those who revel in collecting and keeping large...

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:26 PM
Tags: bed bugs (2), clothes moths (2), clutter (2), cockroaches (2), harbor (1), infestation (1), mice (4), pantry (2), pests (3), rats (5), UC IPM (3), world packrat day (1)

Rodent Awareness Week

House mouse. [J.K.Clark]

Did you know that this week (November 15-21) is Rodent Awareness Week? The goal of the week is to...

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Tags: ground squirrel (1), mice (4), moles (1), rats (5), rodents (2), tree squirrel (1), UC IPM (3), voles (1)

Controlling Rats and Mice Around the Home

Figure 1. Roof rat in live capture trap.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Norway and roof rats, as well as...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Tags: IPM (2), mice (4), rats (5), retail (1), rodenticide (1)
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