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Food ought to be incorporated in every school curriculum, says Christian Nansen. Here his former students at the University of Western Australia, Preth, learn about designing and installing a garden. (Photo by Christian Nansen)

An excellent idea.  Food ought to be incorporated as an integral part of our school curricula, says UC Davis agricultural...

Food ought to be incorporated in every school curriculum, says Christian Nansen. Here his former students at the University of Western Australia, Preth, learn about designing and installing a garden. (Photo by Christian Nansen)
Food ought to be incorporated in every school curriculum, says Christian Nansen. Here his former students at the University of Western Australia, Preth, learn about designing and installing a garden. (Photo by Christian Nansen)

Food ought to be incorporated in every school curriculum, says Christian Nansen. Here his former students at the University of Western Australia, Preth, learn about designing and installing a garden. (Photo by Christian Nansen)

As part of a parental assignment, 11-year-old Molly Nansen of Davis calculated
As part of a parental assignment, 11-year-old Molly Nansen of Davis calculated "How much cabbage would be needed to meet the Vitamin K requirements for her entire class for a whole year?" (Photo by Christian Nansen)

As part of a parental assignment, 11-year-old Molly Nansen of Davis calculated "How much cabbage would be needed to meet the Vitamin K requirements for her entire class for a whole year?" (Photo by Christian Nansen)

Molly Nansen with the muffin recipe she created, using cabbage. (Photo by Christian Nansen)
Molly Nansen with the muffin recipe she created, using cabbage. (Photo by Christian Nansen)

Molly Nansen with the muffin recipe she created, using cabbage. (Photo by Christian Nansen)

Posted on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 5:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

Of Skittles and Magnolia Leaves and Mosquito Eggs

Christian Nansen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, illustrated his research paper, published in PLOS ONE, with this graphic.

Quick! Can you think of published research that involves Skittles, magnolia leaves and mosquito eggs? If you've been following the innovative work...

Christian Nansen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, illustrated his research paper, published in PLOS ONE, with this graphic.
Christian Nansen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, illustrated his research paper, published in PLOS ONE, with this graphic.

Christian Nansen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, illustrated his research paper, published in PLOS ONE, with this graphic.

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Christian Nansen: An Entomologist on the Move

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen in his greenhouse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christian Nansen is an entomologist on the move. Devoted to research, teaching and public service, he'll speak next week on “Urban Food...

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen in his greenhouse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen in his greenhouse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen in his greenhouse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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