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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 (0), insects (0), mosquito (0), mosquitoes (0), public health (0), repellent (0), summer (0), UC IPM (0), vector (0), West Nile virus (0), Zika (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Correct Use of Disinfectants

covid-infographic NPIC

Many people have increased their use of disinfectants and sanitizers due to the COVID-19 crisis. It...

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

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 (0), insect (0), integrated pest management (0), mosquito (0), mosquitoes (0), Pest Notes (0), repellent (0), UC IPM (0), vector (0), Walton (0), West Nile virus (0), Zika (0)
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
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquitoes in Garden Centers

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This article was written for the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center News, a publication...

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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