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Invasive Species Action Week 2020

Asian citrus psyllid nymphs feeding on citrus can vector a serious plant pathogen that causes disease and tree death within 5 years.<br>(Credit: ME Rogers)

For a 7th year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will celebrate California Invasive...

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Tags: ACP (31), animals (2), Asian citrus psyllid (31), California (31), diseases (9), environmental (2), HLB (27), hunaglongbing (1), invasive (35), invasive species action week (4), pathogens (6), pest management (44), pests (60), plants (11), UC IPM (240)

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 (15), insects (16), mosquito (16), mosquitoes (10), public health (6), repellent (9), summer (8), UC IPM (240), vector (3), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)

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 (16), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (44), prevention (11), rats (12), rodents (8), sanitation (5), storage (4), UC IPM (240)
Focus Area Tags: Family Food Health Pest Management

Anthracnose Pest Note Updated

Black leaf spots caused by Chinese elm anthracnose.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Anthracnose is a group of fungal diseases that infect many trees and shrubs, causing dark lesions...

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: anthracnose (1), Crump (1), Downer (3), fungi (7), landscape (42), pest management (44), Pest Notes (78), resistant cultivar (1), Swain (3), trees (13), UC IPM (240)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (15), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (8), mosquito (16), Pest Notes (78), turfgrass (3), UC IPM (240)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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