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Posts Tagged: spiders

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 (54), prevention (12), raccoons (4), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

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 (257)

Beneficial Predators Fight Garden Pests

Lady beetle life cycle (clockwise) eggs, larva, pupa, adult.

You're probably familiar with lady beetles (aka lady bugs), common beneficial insect predators that...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:06 PM
Tags: aphids (10), assassin (2), beneficial predators (1), garden (37), insects (16), landscape (44), pesticides (30), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (4), UC IPM (257), wasp (3)

Thankful for Beneficials

Jumping spider

Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends. The occasion is usually centered...

Adult syrphid fly.
Adult syrphid fly.

Adult syrphid fly.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 2:03 PM
Tags: beneficial (13), insects (16), lady beetle (2), mites (1), natural enemies (11), predator (3), spiders (4), thankful (1), UC IPM (257)
 
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