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Posts Tagged: termites

Destructive Termite Alert

The Formosan subterranean termite (FST), Coptotermes formosanus, is a very destructive pest first...

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 12:54 PM
Tags: formosan termite (2), ipm (143), pest (200), pest management (155), subterranean (5), termites (13), uc ipm (394)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Swarming Termites Looking for Love

It's that time of year again: termite swarm season! Western subterranean termites, Reticulitermes...

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western subterranean termites

Close up image of several winged subterranean termites on a plant seed in dirt.

Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 3:15 PM
Tags: pest management (155), subterranean (5), Sutherland (17), swarm (3), termites (13), UC IPM (394)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Spring Swarms

While we are staying home during the pandemic, insects are most definitely not!  In fact, you...

Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: ants (19), bees (7), control (66), honey bee swarms (2), honey bees (2), pest management (155), spring (5), swarm (3), termites (13), UC IPM (394)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (66), damage (19), household (9), indoor pests (8), pest (200), Taravati (6), termites (13), UC IPM (394)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (12), household (9), indoor pests (8), mice (13), pantry (10), pest (200), pest management (155), prevention (16), rats (20), termites (13), tree squirrel (7), UC IPM (394)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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