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Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Credit: Joseph Berger,

Warming temperatures combined with late spring rains create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to breed, including the mosquitoes that transmit West Nile Virus. To help spread the message about mosquito prevention, April 15-21, 2018 has been designated as...

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Tags: 2018 (1), awareness (8), bites (5), mosquitoes (27), protect (4), repellent (6), UC IPM (219), vector (1), West Nile Virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Two New HLB Diseased Trees Found in Los Angeles


August 11, 2016 Two more trees have been confirmed positive for Huanglongbing (HLB), the plant disease carried by an invasive insect called the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). One tree is located in San Gabriel and the other is in Hacienda Heights, in very...

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:12 PM
Tags: ACP (27), ANR (5), asian citrus psyllid (34), citrus (16), disease (30), greening (3), HLB (23), huanglongbing (33), Los Angeles (2), protect (4), tree (16), UC IPM (219), video (9)

Protecting pollinators around the home and garden

Adult honey bee.

In observance of National Pollinator Week, we thought we'd share how you can manage pests around your home, garden, and landscape and still protect pollinators. Natural enemies (predators, parasites, and pathogens) reduce pest populations and help...

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: bees (43), control (35), fly (12), honey bee (200), IPM (57), management (25), national (1), natural enemies (9), pest (74), pollinator (9), protect (4), protection (1), UC IPM (219), week (1), Windbiel (3)

How are you helping bees on Aug. 22, National Honey Bee Day?

Figure 1. Honey bee on tidytips. [K.K. Garvey]

August 22nd is National Honey Bee Day so we thought we'd repost one of our previous articles that discussed ways gardeners can help protect honey bees. Author: Dr. Eric Mussen, UC Cooperative Extension Apiculturist Most people have heard about the...

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 3:28 PM
Tags: honey bee (200), Mussen (1), pesticides (28), pollinators (32), protect (4), UC IPM (219)
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