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Posts Tagged: Windbiel-Rojas

When Familiar Pesticides Change

Figure 1. Product labels often look very similar even when the ingredients change. On the left is the product containing zeta-cypermethrin; the one on the right contains carbaryl.

[Modified from the original article in the Summer 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News] We all have our favorite products, whether it's laundry detergent, shampoo, or a pesticide you know works against the pests in your home or...

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (43), melon (1), pest (71), pest management (19), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (12), Sutherland (8), UC IPM (215), vegetable (17), Windbiel-Rojas (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Kissing bugs are not your valentine

Adult western conenose bug, Triatoma protracta. (Credit: Justin Schmidt)

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) are in the Reduviidae family, a group of insects known for a sturdy body and large proboscis. Most reduviids are beneficial as insect predators, and include various species of assassin bugs. Conenose...

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:11 AM
Tags: bites (5), bugs (17), Chagas disease (3), conenose (2), kissing (1), reduviidae (3), UC IPM (215), Windbiel-Rojas (3)
 
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