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Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California

Quick Tips Library

Quick Tips offer quick advice related to pests and environment-friendly gardening practices. Many are abbreviated versions of our more detailed Pest Notes series. Pest Alerts highlight new pests that are invading California. Both are available online and in a downloadable PDF version that prints as a single page.

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Pest Alert
Bagrada Bug PDF September 2013
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug PDF May 2015
Common Pests
Ants PDF September 2018
Aphids PDF October 2017
Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease PDF September 2018
Bark Beetles PDF May 2018
Bed Bugs PDF May 2018
Carpet Beetles PDF September 2018
Cockroaches PDF May 2018
Codling Moth PDF October 2017
Damping-off of Seedlings PDF April 2017
Deer PDF May 2016
Earwigs PDF May 2016
Fleas PDF January 2004
Giant Whitefly PDF May 2016
Gophers PDF October 2017
Ground Squirrel PDF April 2017
Head Lice PDF January 2004
House Mouse PDF September 2018
Lawn Insects PDF March 2014
Leaf-feeding Caterpillars PDF April 2017
Mealybugs PDF September 2018
Mistletoe PDF April 2013
Mosquitoes PDF May 2018
Pantry Pests PDF September 2018
Peach Leaf Curl PDF May 2018
Phytophthora Crown and Root Rot PDF April 2017
Powdery Mildew PDF May 2018
Psyllids PDF December 2014
Rats PDF May 2018
Scales PDF April 2017
Snails and Slugs PDF September 2018
Spiders PDF October 2017
Spider Mites PDF September 2018
Termites PDF January 2016
Thrips PDF January 2016
Tree Borers
(Bark Beetles, Clearwing Moths)
PDF May 2018
Weeds in Landscapes PDF October 2017
Weeds in Lawns PDF May 2016
Whiteflies PDF May 2018
Yellowjackets PDF May 2016
Environmentally Sound Garden Practices
Beneficial Predators PDF September 2018
Common Garden Spiders PDF September 2018
Garden Chemicals: Safe Use & Disposal
(formerly Safe Use and Disposal of Pesticides)
PDF September 2018
Keep Our Water Clean (formerly Garden Chemicals and Water Quality) PDF October 2017
Lady Beetles PDF September 2018
Landscape Design & Water Quality PDF May 2018
Landscape Plants: Fertilizing & Watering PDF October 2017
Lawn Fertilizing PDF March 2014
Lawn Watering PDF April 2017
Less Toxic Insecticides PDF October 2017
Parasites of Insect Pests PDF May 2018
Weed Control Using Herbicides PDF May 2016
What is IPM?
(formerly IPM & Beneficial Insects)
PDF May 2018

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