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Posts Tagged: pantry

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 (12), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), rodents (5), sanitation (4), spiders (22), storage (2), UC IPM (225)

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 (75), phermone traps (1), rice (24), sweets (1), ucipm (66), video (9), weevil (3)

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 (12), harbor (1), infestation (5), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), UC IPM (225), world packrat day (1)

Dealing with Pantry Pests

Fig. 1 Adult Indian Mealmoth

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News] Pantry pests sometimes find their way into our homes undetected and can infest stored products like flour, cereal, pasta, dried fruit, nuts, and even pet food. Often, by...

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Tags: beetle (10), grain (2), Grains - General (1), indian (1), kitchen (1), meal (2), mealmoth (1), moth (5), moths (17), pantry (4), Pest Notes (58), sawtooth (1), Swain (2), UCIPM (66), Windbiel (3)
 
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