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Good Sanitation Practices Keep Backyard Fruit Trees Healthy

Remove mummies (shown next to ripe fruit) and other diseased plant parts to reduce plant disease spread. [J.K. Clark]

Fall is the best time to protect your backyard fruit and nut trees from winter and spring pests. By implementing good sanitation practices now, you can help eliminate future disease, vertebrate, and insect pests. Did you know that fruits and nuts left...

Posted on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10:04 AM
Tags: bacteria (7), fungi (5), pests (55), UCIPM (66)

Why You Shouldn't Feed Wild Animals

Mule deer. [W.P.Gorenzel]

From the UCANR Green Blog Did you know that it is illegal to feed wildlife? As tempting as it is to put out bread crumbs for birds or deer chow for Bambi, there are downsides to feeding wild animals, says a UC Agriculture and Natural Resources expert in...

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 10:49 PM
Tags: feral (3), invasive (46), niamh quinn (4), nonnative (1), ucipm (66)

Head Lice: an Itchy Topic

Child scratching head. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

The mere mention of head lice might make feel you itchy and start to scratch your head. However, now that children are back in school, it's a good time to talk about these tiny pests. Although head lice can infest anyone, children are the most...

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:22 PM
Tags: children (2), head lice (1), lice (1), louse (1), nits (1), UCIPM (66)

Flies are Pollinators!

Adult syrphid fly [J.K.Clark]

Will all the pollinators please stand up! Or do a fly-by like the Blue Angels or a crawl-by like babies competing in a diaper derby. Bees--there are more than 4000 of them in North America--are the main pollinators, but don't overlook butterflies,...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:39 PM
  • Author: Kathy Keatley Garvey
Tags: bees (45), flies (8), Kathy Garvey (1), pollinators (34), syrphid fly (19), UCIPM (66)

Dealing with Pantry Pests

Fig. 1 Adult Indian Mealmoth

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News] Pantry pests sometimes find their way into our homes undetected and can infest stored products like flour, cereal, pasta, dried fruit, nuts, and even pet food. Often, by...

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Tags: beetle (10), grain (2), Grains - General (1), indian (1), kitchen (1), meal (2), mealmoth (1), moth (5), moths (17), pantry (4), Pest Notes (58), sawtooth (1), Swain (2), UCIPM (66), Windbiel (3)

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