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Posts Tagged: infestation

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several pests, but there are many more invasive species out there. Now that you know about them, share your knowledge of invasive species with others. And no matter...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (28), disease (32), firewood (7), garden (46), infestation (5), invasive species (3), pests (55), summer (9), UC IPM (223)
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 (8), UC IPM (223)

New Video from UC IPM on Pantry Pests!

If you have insects invading your kitchen or pantry, or if you've ever opened stored food products and discovered pests inside, you'll want to watch this new video from UC IPM. It describes several types of pantry pests, foods they are attracted to,...

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:33 AM
Tags: beetles (13), containers (1), flour (2), Food (38), grain (2), infestation (5), larva (5), monitor (3), moth (5), nuts (3), packages (1), pantry (4), pest (74), phermone traps (1), rice (24), sweets (1), ucipm (66), video (9), weevil (3)

World Packrat Day and Pests


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)

Pines, Drought and Beetles

Figure 1. Tree roots often grow near the surface when soil is compacted, or when the only water available comes from shallow irrigation.

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Although pine trees are comparatively drought tolerant, there comes a point where even hardy trees become stressed by lack of water. Stressed pines frequently exhibit symptoms such as thin,...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:55 PM
Tags: bark (3), beetle (10), boring (1), drought (25), infestation (5), Pest Notes (58), pine (2), pitch (1), sap (1), Swain (2), tree (16), UC IPM (223)
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