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Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed bugs bite? That's easier said than done, it seems. Bed bugs (Figure 1) continue to be important household pests globally, driving a growing sector of the...

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Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (24), bug bomb (1), control (41), infestation (5), insecticides (4), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (3), pesticide (14), pests (55), Sutherland (8), UC IPM (223)

What to do when Ants Invade

Odorous house ant. (Dong-Hwan Choe)

If you've ever had ants come indoors, you know what a nuisance they can be when they crawl across kitchen countertops, invade your pet's food bowl, and get into garbage cans. So, what should you do? Outsmart the ants. Ants are usually looking for food,...

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM
Tags: ants (30), bait stations (1), control (41), pesticide (14), spraying (3), UC IPM (223)

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Lawn with weeds. (Cheryl Wilen)

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of the Washington State legislature spent 20 minutes complaining about weeds on the capital's lawn. “In all the years I've been here I've never seen so...

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

National Poison Prevention Week - March 19-25, 2017

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. [M.L.Poe]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), poisoning is the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States, and 1073 people in California were poisoned by pesticides in 2014 alone. Each year since 1962, National...

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Tags: Agriculture (21), application (2), equipment (2), field workers (1), mixing (1), pesticide (14), poisoning (2), UCIPM (66)

Traveling for the Holidays? Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!

Egg, five nymphal stages, and adult bed bugs, Cimex lectularius. {D.W.Choe]

Do you plan to stay in a hotel during the holidays this year? If so, do you know how to look for bed bugs and prevent them from coming home with you? UC IPM can help. We have detailed information as well as videos to help make your holidays bed...

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 2:54 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), bite (10), holidays (8), hotels (2), inspect (1), pesticide (14), prevention (8), resistance (6), uc ipm (223)

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