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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 May 2016
Aphids PDF May 2016
Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease PDF December 2014
Bark Beetles PDF December 2014
Bed Bugs PDF May 2015
Cockroaches PDF January 2004
Codling Moth PDF April 2013
Damping-off of Seedlings PDF August 2006
Deer PDF May 2016
Earwigs PDF May 2016
Fleas PDF January 2004
Giant Whitefly PDF May 2016
Gophers PDF January 2016
Ground Squirrel PDF May 2015
Head Lice PDF January 2004
House Mouse PDF March 2014
Lawn Insects PDF March 2014
Leaf-feeding Caterpillars PDF December 2014
Mistletoe PDF April 2013
Mosquitoes PDF December 2014
Peach Leaf Curl PDF January 2016
Phytophthora Crown and Root Rot PDF March 2014
Powdery Mildew PDF May 2015
Psyllids PDF December 2014
Rats PDF May 2015
Scales PDF May 2015
Snails and Slugs PDF May 2015
Spiders PDF March 2014
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 December 2014
Weeds in Lawns PDF May 2016
Whiteflies PDF May 2015
Yellowjackets PDF May 2016
Environmentally Sound Garden Practices
Beneficial Predators PDF May 2015
Common Garden Spiders PDF May 2015
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 January 2016
Lady Beetles PDF May 2015
Landscape Design & Water Quality PDF May 2015
Landscape Plants: Fertilizing & Watering PDF May 2015
Lawn Fertilizing PDF March 2014
Lawn Watering PDF March 2014
Less Toxic Insecticides PDF January 2016
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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