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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

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in the comments section. As long as you use integrated pest management when seeking to fend off your pest enemies, you can be assured that...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (34), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (57), management (25), pest (74), pest management (18), Pest Notes (57), pests (55), traps (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (219), yellowjackets (7)

Easter Egg Hunt 2019 Answers

Imported cabbageworm butterfly (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you've been in suspense all week, wait no longer. Here are the answers to this year's Easter egg hunt! Let us know how you did in the comments below. And be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!   1. Brown Garden...

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (10), Easter (5), eggs (4), hunt (4), insect (6), pest (74), pest management (18), UC IPM (219)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

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It's time for our second annual Easter Egg hunt! Can you guess which pests laid the eggs pictured below? These pests may already be hiding in your backyard or garden. Leave a comment with your guesses. Answers will be posted at the end of the...

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 8:39 AM
Tags: beneficial (10), Easter (5), eggs (4), hunt (4), insect (6), pest (74), pest management (18), UC IPM (219)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Insect Pests on Citrus Trees

Asian citrus psyllid adult and eggs on young citrus leaves. <br>(Credit: M. Lewis, CISR)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Citrus trees remain a popular choice for home gardeners in California, largely due to their ease of care,...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM

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