How to Manage Pests


UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

University of California's official guidelines for pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and nonpesticide alternatives for managing pests in agriculture, floriculture, and commercial turf. More

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Residential users: This information has been developed for use by pest control professionals. Many of the pests are not problems for home lawns and many of the suggested pesticides are not appropriate for home use. See the Pest Notes for Lawn Insects, Lawn Diseases, and Weed Management in Lawns for management practices suitable for home use.

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