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Posts Tagged: biological control

Aphid-eating Insects

“Aphids are really bad this year!” This is what we've been hearing on social media and...

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 9:41 AM
Tags: aphids (14), beneficial (17), biological control (8), control (66), garden (64), landscape (64), natural enemies (17), pest management (155), pest notes (119), predator (5), UC IPM (394), video (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Good Bug Scavenger Hunt for Picnic Day 2021

  The annual Picnic Day celebration at UC Davis is going virtual! Most years, the UC...

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 4:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Insect Pests on Citrus Trees

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

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