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Webinar on Healthier Homes and Communities - 01/23

A small flashlight is used to inspect underneath a kitchen sink for ants and ant entry points.  (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Register for the U.S. EPA Webinar: It Takes an Integrated Pest Management Village - IPM for a Healthier Home and Community Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT), Followed by a live...

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Tags: community (1), control (21), health (1), healthy (1), home (1), IPM (3), pest (4), US EPA (1), webinar (1)

Time to Treat for Peach Leaf Curl?

Peach leaves deformed by peach leaf curl. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Peach leaf curl is a disease that affects peach and nectarine trees. Although you may not see symptoms right now in the dormant season in California, it's time to think about treatment, especially if your tree had the disease last year. Symptoms of...

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:41 AM
Tags: control (21), disease (1), fungus (2), leaf curl (1), nectarine (1), peach (1), symptoms (1), treatment (1), UC IPM (15)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Speaking of Turkeys...

Wild turkeys foraging in an urban community. (Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Many people this week are talking about turkeys. But not in the same way as us here at UC IPM. Wild turkey sightings have gone from being a rare occasion to becoming a common event in recent years, as their populations have exploded in some urban areas...

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Tags: control (21), feed (1), pest (4), UC IPM (15), urban (1), wild turkey (1), wildlife (1)

Marsupials in your Backyard

Adult female opossum, with young on her back. (Alden M. Johnson, California Academy of Sciences)

Opossums are the only marsupial native to North America and are quite interesting animals. Female marsupials may be seen carrying their young in an abdominal pouch or sometimes on their back. But opossums can also be pests. This nocturnal animal can...

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:19 AM
Tags: Chagas disease (1), control (21), fleas (1), marsupial (1), opossum (1), pest (4), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (15)

Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed bugs bite? That's easier said than done, it seems. Bed bugs (Figure 1) continue to be important household pests globally, driving a growing sector of the...

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (1), bug bomb (1), control (21), infestation (1), insecticides (1), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (1), pesticide (3), pests (2), Sutherland (1), UC IPM (15)

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