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Deviations from pesticide labeling

Author: Siavash Taravati, Ph.D. Integrated Pest Management Advisor – UCANR-UCCE-Los Angeles. First release: 29 Sep 2018 Disclaimer: This document may be outdated. Readers should get the most updated regulatory information from federal, state, county, and city resources. Remember, laws change all the time!   Pesticide label is the law! You probably have heard this over Read More

To fumigate or not to fumigate?

Dealing with drywood termites and other pests in structures Author: Siavash Taravati, Ph.D. Integrated Pest Management Advisor – UCANR-UCCE-Los Angeles First release: 21 Sep 2016 – Updated: 1 Nov 2016 Whole-structure fumigation or simply ‘fumigation’ (not to be confused with use of ‘total-release foggers’ or ‘bug bombs’) is a process in which structures (e.g. houses, Read More