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Posts Tagged: traps

Outdoor Baiting for Cockroaches

Figure 3. Turkestan cockroaches attracted to spilled food. (Credit: A Sutherland)

Two species of Blatta cockroaches can be common peridomestic pests in California, including the familiar oriental cockroach (B. orientalis) and a relative newcomer, the Turkestan cockroach (B. lateralis, Figure 1).  Adults of both species are large...

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Tags: bait (4), cockroaches (12), pest (75), pest management (25), pest management professionals (4), public health (4), school (11), Sutherland (9), trapping (3), traps (6), UC IPM (225)

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in the comments section. As long as you use integrated pest management when seeking to fend off your pest enemies, you can be assured that...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (35), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (64), management (28), pest (75), pest management (25), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), traps (6), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (225), yellowjackets (7)

It's a Trap!


In honor of May the 4th, the Star Wars fans here at the UC IPM Program thought we'd have some fun with that well-loved line from Episode VI. Instead of strategies to conduct intergalactic battles, the traps we like to talk about are the ones for...

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Tags: control (41), garden (46), IPM (64), management (28), pest (75), traps (6), uc ipm (225)

New Law Requires Annual Training for Anyone Applying Pesticides at School Sites

UC IPM online course[6] copy

[From the December 2016 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] School is already back in session for many children in districts throughout California, and several others will be starting back to school in the next couple of weeks. While students and...

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11:41 AM
Tags: amendment (1), antimicrobials (2), baits (2), child care (4), course (3), disinfectants (1), DPR (15), gels (1), Health Schools Act (1), HSA (1), law (3), management professionals (1), pesticide (14), reporting (1), risk (1), sanitizers (1), school (11), training (11), traps (6), ucipm (66), UCIPM (66), urbanCIPM (1)

Getting the Best Results with Yellowjacket Traps

Figure 1. The western yellowjacket, Vespula pensylvanica

With the onset of warm weather and outdoor eating, expect an increase in yellowjacket activity (Figure 1). Your local retail nursery and garden center probably carries yellowjacket lure traps, and it's important to know if they work and how to use them....

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8:27 PM
Tags: Pest Notes (58), traps (6), yellowjacket (6)

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