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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 October 2017
Aphids PDF October 2017
Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease PDF April 2017
Bark Beetles PDF December 2014
Bed Bugs PDF May 2015
Cockroaches PDF January 2004
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 March 2014
Lawn Insects PDF March 2014
Leaf-feeding Caterpillars PDF April 2017
Mistletoe PDF April 2013
Mosquitoes PDF December 2014
Peach Leaf Curl PDF January 2016
Phytophthora Crown and Root Rot PDF April 2017
Powdery Mildew PDF April 2017
Psyllids PDF December 2014
Rats PDF May 2015
Scales PDF April 2017
Snails and Slugs PDF April 2017
Spiders PDF October 2017
Spider Mites PDF May 2016
Termites PDF January 2016
Thrips PDF January 2016
Tree Borers
(Bark Beetles, Clearwing Moths)
PDF January 2004
Weeds in Landscapes PDF October 2017
Weeds in Lawns PDF May 2016
Whiteflies PDF May 2015
Yellowjackets PDF May 2016
Environmentally Sound Garden Practices
Beneficial Predators PDF October 2017
Common Garden Spiders PDF April 2017
Garden Chemicals: Safe Use & Disposal
(formerly Safe Use and Disposal of Pesticides)
PDF May 2016
Keep Our Water Clean (formerly Garden Chemicals and Water Quality) PDF October 2017
Lady Beetles PDF October 2017
Landscape Design & Water Quality PDF May 2015
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 January 2016
Weed Control Using Herbicides PDF May 2016
What is IPM?
(formerly IPM & Beneficial Insects)
PDF January 2016

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