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Posts Tagged: rodents

Invasive Spotlight: Nutria

Adult nutria with white muzzle and whiskers, and long, round tail.<br>(Credit: J Gross)

Nutria are found near rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. Their burrowing and feeding on...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (57), prevention (12), rats (14), rodents (9), sanitation (5), storage (4), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

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 (17), carpet beetles (5), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), fleas (2), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (57), prevention (12), raccoons (4), rats (14), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (5), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (4), management (41), mice (9), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (57), Quinn (13), rats (14), rodent (9), rodents (9), trapping (5), traps (8), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Health, 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 (5), house mouse (4), management (41), Quinn (13), rats (14), rodenticides (1), rodents (9), toxicants (1), UC IPM (263)

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