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Posts Tagged: rats

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 (31), management (31), Quinn (11), rats (8), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (210), 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
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rodenticides: Use, Issues, and Nontarget Exposure

Fig. 1 Roof rat. (Photo: Niamh Quinn)

[From the Winter 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Rodenticides are essential tools in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tags: anticoagulant (1), bait (4), house mouse (2), management (31), Quinn (11), rats (8), rodenticides (1), rodents (5), toxicants (1), UC IPM (210)

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....

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (18), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (6), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (57), rats (8), rodents (5), sanitation (3), spiders (3), storage (2), UC IPM (210)

Top 10 Garden and Landscape Pests

Ants

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

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