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UC IPM at Picnic Day 2018

Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Come visit us at the UC Davis annual Picnic Day event this Saturday April 21, 2018! Every year, the UC Statewide IPM Program sets up informational tables as part of the Entomology Department events at Briggs Hall. As in past years, we will give out...

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:57 AM
Tags: Beneficial Insects (1), pest (48), Picnic Day (1), UC Davis (1), UC IPM (24)

Easter Egg Hunt Answers

Harlequin bug. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yesterday we posted an “Easter egg hunt” challenge, and as promised, here are the adult insects and spiders with their matching eggs or egg cases pictured. How did you do? We welcome your feedback, so please sign in and post a comment below...

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (2), bug (3), Easter (3), egg (1), hunt (2), insect (2), pest (48), spider (2), UC IPM (24)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Easter Egg Hunt


Easter often brings to mind colorful eggs hiding in the landscape for children to find. At UC IPM, we thought you'd want to know about eggs already hiding in your yard: insect and spider eggs! Many insects and spiders have strangely shaped and colorful...

Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:13 AM
Tags: beneficial (2), Easter (3), eggs (1), hunt (2), insect (2), pest (48), UC IPM (24)

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 (4), health (1), healthy (1), home (1), IPM (14), pest (48), US EPA (1), webinar (1)

Redhumped Caterpillar Publication Revised

Two redhumped caterpillar larvae on a plum branch. (Photo: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

The redhumped caterpillar is a familiar pest on fruit and nut trees such as plum, almond, cherry, and apple, as well as on ornamental trees like liquidambar and birch. It can reach high populations in California's Central Valley, sometimes defoliating...

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6:08 PM
Tags: defoliate (1), Dreistadt (1), pest (48), Pest Notes (3), redhumped caterpillar (1), Symmes (1), tree (4), UC IPM (24)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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