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Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in the comments section. As long as you use integrated pest management when seeking to fend off your pest enemies, you can be assured that...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (35), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (64), management (27), pest (74), pest management (23), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), traps (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (223), yellowjackets (7)

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes publication series received in 2017. If you aren't familiar, the UC IPM Pest Notes series are science-based publications written and reviewed by experts on...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (42), bark (3), bed bugs (24), carpet beetles (2), clothes moths (5), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (1), gophers (4), hives (1), honey bee swarms (1), leaffooted (4), management (27), peach leaf curl (6), Pest Notes (58), rats (8), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (9), UC IPM (223), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Controlling Clothes Moths

Webbing clothes moth. (Photo credit: Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood. org)

Spotting a small moth fluttering around your closet then discovering damaged fabric or other items can be shocking. Upon further inspection, you may even see the silken webs spun by the larvae, or the droppings they leave behind. Clothes moth larvae...

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:05 AM
Tags: bedroom (1), clothes moths (5), clothing (1), fabric (2), feathers (1), fur (2), indoor pests (1), larvae (6), moth (5), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (223), webbing (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space. Although you may not have the time or energy to go through these excess “stuff” and cluttered areas, we have an incentive for you: pest...

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (24), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (11), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), rodents (5), sanitation (4), spiders (19), storage (2), UC IPM (223)

World Packrat Day and Pests

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May 17 is World Packrat Day, a designated date for those who revel in collecting and keeping large amounts of “stuff.” Unfortunately, when your home, garage, or storage areas are full of extra items, it can create clutter and foster an...

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Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:26 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (11), harbor (1), infestation (5), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), UC IPM (223), world packrat day (1)
 
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