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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

Invasive Spotlight: Zika Virus

Adult female mosquito, Aedes egypti. [J. Gathany]

The Zika virus is spread to people mainly through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly Aedes...

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (2), CDC (3), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (2), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquito (6), Picardin (2), repellent (2), UC IPM (2), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (7)

Zika, Mosquitoes, and Repellents

Adult female mosquit, Aedes aegypti. [J. Gathany, CDC.]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Concerns over the Zika virus have...

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Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (2), CDC (3), Centers for Disease Control (2), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (2), EPA (2), lemon eucalyptus (2), mosquito (6), mosquitoes (2), Picardin (2), repellent (2), UCIPM (4), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (7)

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Aedes aegypti mosquito. [USDA]

This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 26-July 2nd). The goal of the campaign...

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 3:40 PM
Tags: habitat (1), mosquito (6), mosquitoes (2), UCIPM (4), Zika (7)

New Tools in the Fight Against Zika

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are found in several Fresno County neighborhoods. They are the target of novel control efforts.

From the UCANR Green Blog UC entomologist Anton Cornel, based at the UC Kearney Agricultural...

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:49 AM
Tags: Aedes egypti (2), clovis (1), fresno (1), green blog (1), kearney (1), mosquito (6), UCIPM (4), Warnert (1), zika (7)

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