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Eat a Bug for Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

#GivingTuesday is November 27! Want to know how you can support the work we do here at the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program to help you understand and control pests around your home and landscape? Your gift will further UC IPM's...

Giving Tuesday UC IPM
Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: bug (6), donate (1), eat (2), Farrar (1), gift (1), GivingTuesday (1), pest (75), UC ANR (21), UC IPM (225)

Easter Egg Hunt Answers

Harlequin bug. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yesterday we posted an “Easter egg hunt” challenge, and as promised, here are the adult insects and spiders with their matching eggs or egg cases pictured. How did you do? We welcome your feedback, so please sign in and post a comment below...

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (10), bug (6), Easter (6), egg (10), hunt (4), insect (6), pest (75), spider (22), UC IPM (225)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What's That Beetle in My Roses?

Adult hoplia beetle and feeding damage. [J.K.Clark]

If you grow roses, you might be noticing damage on the flowers caused by hoplia beetles (Hoplia callipyge). Hoplia beetles, which are common between March and May, especially in the Central Valley, feed on the blossoms of light-colored roses and other...

Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]
Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]

Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Tags: beetle (10), bug (6), chafer (3), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (3), management (28), nonchemical (2), pests (55), petal (1), rose (7), roses (8), UC IPM (225)

Insect or Alien Invader?

Adult Jerusalem cricket. [A.Antonelli]

We have received several questions lately from people who've found large, strange looking insects in their garden and landscape. What are these alien-like creatures? Are they good, bad, do they bite? They are Jerusalem crickets, also sometimes called...

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 4:04 PM
Tags: bug (6), cricket (1), garden (46), insects (65), Jerusalem (1), potato (2), UCIPM (66), Windbiel (3)

Leaffooted Plant Bug

Adult leaffooted bugs. [D.R. Haviland]

If you've noticed some odd-looking bugs in your garden or landscape recently, you might have leaffooted bugs. These medium to large sized insects feed on certain fruits, fruiting vegetables, nuts and ornamental plants. Life Cycle Adult females can lay...

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:29 AM
Tags: assassin (2), bug (6), citrus (30), leaffooted (4), pest (75), Pomegranates (9), Tomatoes (11), UCIPM (66)

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