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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 (50), prevention (11), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), storage (4), UC IPM (250)
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 (4), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), fleas (2), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (50), prevention (11), raccoons (4), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (6), control (53), disease (41), garden (37), irrigation (4), landscape (43), management (40), mulch (5), pest (95), pest management (50), pruning (6), sanitation (5), seasonal (3), UC IPM (250), weeds (27), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pests (62), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UC IPM (250)

It’s Time to Prepare Your Landscape for Winter!

Pruning out an scale insect infestation.

Now is the time to prepare your garden and landscape for winter. The simple tasks recommended below...

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Tags: disease (41), garden (37), gardener (2), insects (16), landscape (43), monthly (1), pathogens (6), pest (95), pests (62), prune (4), sanitation (5), tips (5), UC IPM (250), weeds (27), winter (8), winter (8)
 
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