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UC IPM's Resources in Spanish

Touch-screen IPM kiosk used in outreach to Spanish-speaking audiences.

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) celebrates the contributions, culture, and history of Hispanic and Latino Americans originating from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central America, and South America. These Americans make...

Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Tags: hispanic (2), IPM (64), pests (55), Spanish (1)

Pack Memories, Not Pests

Mediterranean Fruit Fly

I ran into two members of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Patrol this afternoon. No, I wasn't at a border.  I was merely walking the halls of the UC Davis Department of Entomology. The border patrol agents were there to meet with entomology...

Mediterranean Fruit Fly
Mediterranean Fruit Fly

MEDFLY--Border patrol agents suspect that travelers to Hawaii may be bringing back mangoes infested with the larvae of a Mediterranean fruit fly. The Medfly can infest more than 260 types of fruits and vegetables, causing severe impacts on California agricultural exports and backyard gardens, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The CDFA announced Dec. 2 that it has established a 107 square-mile quarantine zone in the El Cajon area of San Diego County, following the detection of a Medfly infestation.

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2008 at 5:52 PM

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