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Posts Tagged: wasp

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

honey bee I-HY-AMEL-AD.020

The last weeks of summer are here and many are maximizing time outdoors, whether in yards, parks,...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:54 AM
Tags: bees (7), honey bee (8), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), sting (3), summer (9), video (11), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Murder Hornets! Everyone Calm Down

Asian Giant Hornet <i>V. mandarina</i><br>(Credit: Washington State Department of Agriculture)

First things first: "murder" hornets, or more correctly, the Asian giant hornet, have NOT been...

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:47 AM
Tags: honey bee (8), hornet (1), invasive (40), pest (95), UCIPM (72), wasp (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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 (9), assassin (2), beneficial predators (1), garden (37), insects (16), landscape (43), pesticides (30), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (4), UC IPM (249), wasp (3)
 
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