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Zika, Mosquitoes, and Repellents

Adult female mosquit, Aedes aegypti. [J. Gathany, CDC.]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Concerns over the Zika virus have been all over the news lately, so you may be getting questions about mosquito repellents and how customers can protect themselves from mosquitoes. The Zika...

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (1), bites (1), CDC (1), Centers for Disease Control (1), Consumer Reports (1), DEET (1), EPA (1), lemon eucalyptus (1), mosquito (2), mosquitoes (17), Picardin (1), repellent (1), UCIPM (3), virus (1), West Nile (1), Zika (2)

Top 4 Videos for Summer Nuisance Pests!

Every summer, a handful of insect pests can become a real nuisance when they invade your space, bite, or sting you. Whether you take a staycation or a vacation, you'll want to watch our videos for tips on how to deal with these pests when you encounter...

Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:49 PM
Tags: ants (1), bed bugs (1), bugs (1), invade (1), mosquitoes (17), nuisance (1), pests (1), summer (1), UCIPM (3), yellowjackets (1)

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Aedes aegypti mosquito. [USDA]

This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 26-July 2nd). The goal of the campaign is to remind people to protect themselves against mosquitoes especially in the summer months. In the past, information about mosquitoes instructed people...

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 3:40 PM
Tags: habitat (1), mosquito (2), mosquitoes (17), UCIPM (3), Zika (2)

Mosquitoes: Out for Blood

Culex quinquefasciatus, also known as the southern house mosquito, with a gut full of blood. Infected Culex mosquitoes can transmit the West Nile virus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's good to see UC Davis mosquito researchers featured in the KQED's science program, "Deep Look." KQED journalists recently traveled to the UC Davis campus to visit several mosquito labs. The end result: The KQED  news article on “How...

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 4:45 PM

Mosquitoes Are in the News Three-Fold at UC Davis and Here's Why!

Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and Zika viruses. (CDC Photo)

Mosquitoes are in the news three-fold at the University of California, Davis. First, there's the upcoming free public event, the Zika Public Awareness Symposium, set Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 1001 of Giedt Hall.  Professor...

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 4:40 PM

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