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Posts Tagged: turfgrass

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately, bouncing around the walls, ceilings, and corners. Many people call these “mosquito hawks” or “mosquito eaters,” but unfortunately, they are not predators of...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM
Tags: aerate (2), crane flies (6), eater (1), hawk (2), insects (65), lawn (6), mosquito (18), Pest Notes (58), thatch (2), turf (4), turfgrass (2), UC IPM (225)

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various root, crown and leaf-feeding caterpillars, grubs like masked chafers, billbugs and chinch bugs. Although insects can be serious pests of lawns, lawn...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (12), controlling (1), damage (12), grass (3), grubs (5), insects (65), lawns (10), monitoring (6), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), turfgrass (2), UCIPM (66)
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