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Mosquitoes: what’s the buzz?

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As summer quickly approaches and we find ourselves getting outside a bit more, remember to take...

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 9:21 AM
Tags: bite (17), insects (16), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), public health (7), repellent (9), summer (9), UC IPM (264), vector (3), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquito Prevention

Adult <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.<br>(Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

With recent rains in many parts of California and the weather warming up, it's time once again to...

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: Eldridge (1), insect (12), integrated pest management (14), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), Pest Notes (91), repellent (9), UC IPM (264), vector (3), Walton (1), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Drain After the Rain

Reduce breeding habitats for mosquitoes by dumping standing water from flower pots or storing them upside down so they do not collect water.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Whether you're having a backyard barbecue or enjoying outdoor activities as the weather warms...

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Tags: bite (17), control (54), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (14), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (17), pest management (58), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (9), UC IPM (264), West Nile virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Credit: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Warming temperatures combined with late spring rains create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to...

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Tags: 2018 (1), awareness (8), bites (6), mosquitoes (10), protect (4), repellent (9), UC IPM (264), vector (3), West Nile Virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Best Tips for Mosquito Protection

Mosquito larvae on the surface of water. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Record-breaking heat continues to scald California, leading many of us to water our landscapes...

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: bites (6), control (54), management. (1), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), repellent (9), UC IPM (264)

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