2022 UCR Fumigation School was successfully held on September 14-15, 2022 at Kellogg West Conference Center, Cal Poly Pomona. With >50 participants, the event included talks on termite biology, physical properties of fumigants, and bed bug and fumigation etc. Other regulatory topics were also important part of the Fumigation School. On the second day of the event, the participants went to one of the local structures where the fumigation preparation was ongoing to learn important steps and requirements of the structural fumigation process in California.
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Here are some photos from the 2022 UCR Fumigation School./span>
- Author: Dong Hwan Choe
UCR Fumigation School was successfully held on Oct 27-28, 2021 at Kellogg West Conference Center (Pomona, CA). We had over 70 participants for the event from pest management industry and other related fields serving in pest management. Here are some photos from the event.
To find more about the UCR Fumigation School and 2021 program, visit HERE./span>
Here are some pictures from UCR Fumigation School 2019 (Nov5-6, 2019; UCR Extension). We had a great turnout and it was a successful educational event, covering all aspects of fumigation (target pest, preparations, aeration, bagging, calculation, safety, regulations and rules, legal aspects, violations, etc.). To find out what topics were covered in the 2019 program, click here.
"Long Lasting Scent Secret"
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A new work from our group is about chemical ecology of bed bugs.
Scents from Bed Bugs' Shed Skin Affect the Pests' Behavior
Researchers find shed skins of bed bugs emit pheromones that could help combat infestations of the insect
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have discovered the shed skins of bed bugs retain the “obnoxious sweetness” smell often associated with the pests, a finding that could potentially be used to combat infestations of the insects.
Bed bugs shed their skins, known as exuviae, as they grow. Four pheromone compounds known as aldehydes are consistently found in the shed skins.
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