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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)

New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer quickly. To meet this need, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has recently published the Vegetable Pest Identification...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (5), farms (1), Flint (3), fruit (35), garden (46), melon (1), pest (75), pest management (25), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (12), Sutherland (9), UC IPM (225), vegetable (17), Windbiel-Rojas (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (9), UC IPM (225)

Bed Bug Management Challenges

Adults and nymphs of bed bugs.

[From the December 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Survey of professional bed bug management in multi-unit housing Bed bug management is especially challenging in multi-unit housing (MUH) situations such as public and low-income apartment...

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:32 PM

Preventing Lawn Insects

Masked chafer larvae (white grubs)

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail IPM Newsletter] Insect pests, though actually quite rare in well-managed lawns and turf, can sometimes jeopardize a flawless appearance, potentially sending people running to their local nursery or garden...

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Tags: chafer (3), grubs (5), insects (65), lawns (10), pests (55), summer (9), Sutherland (9), UC IPM (225)

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