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Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen or been bitten by a brown recluse spider in California, many hands would be raised. This is quite remarkable because the brown recluse spider has NEVER...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (9), brown recluse (2), california (26), pest management (18), spider (22), UC IPM (219)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC IPM Among Top Online Pest Management Tools

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The UC Statewide IPM Program's online information was recently announced as #5 out of the top 6 pest management online databases by the Northeastern IPM Center! The infographic shows the top 6 in the nation, but since it's just an image I borrowed,...

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Databases-infographic-web

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:09 PM
Tags: california (26), database (1), online (2), pest (74), pest management (18), top (1), UC IPM (219), university (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Mosquitoes in Garden Centers

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This article was written for the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center News, a publication directed at retail nursery store employees. With the recent confirmed human West Nile virus deaths in California, it's important to understand how...

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] When you use firewood in the great outdoors, be aware that moving firewood can transport tree-killing insects and diseases. Find out more at the following...

Don't Move Firewood!
Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (1), California (26), exotic (7), firewood (7), invasive (29), oak mortality task force (1), pests (55), tree (16), UC IPM (219)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and there was an opportunity for participants to update the group about new invasive plants as well as give an update on management of these and others. During...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (26), impact (1), invasive (29), noxious (1), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (219), weed (11), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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