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Christian Nansen: Researchers Must Embrace and Integrate Technology

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.

Technology matters. It's not enough for entomologists to do research; they must also embrace and integrate technology, says agricultural...

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.
UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.

UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Food for Thought: And Now It's Time for Action! Teachers...Join In!

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

Scientists Reveal New Method to Characterize Physiological Responses to Parasitism

A parasitic wasp, Microplitis demolitor, laying an egg (ovipositing) in larva of soybean looper moth. (Photo by Jena Johnson of the Michael Strand lab, University of Georgia)

Have you ever seen a wasp oviposit or lay its eggs inside a caterpillar? Or the egg of a moth? it's not always easy to tell what's going on without...

A parasitic wasp, Microplitis demolitor, laying an egg (ovipositing) in larva of soybean looper moth. (Photo by Jena Johnson of the Michael Strand lab, University of Georgia)
A parasitic wasp, Microplitis demolitor, laying an egg (ovipositing) in larva of soybean looper moth. (Photo by Jena Johnson of the Michael Strand lab, University of Georgia)

A parasitic wasp, Microplitis demolitor, laying an egg (ovipositing) in larva of soybean looper moth. (Photo by Jena Johnson of the Michael Strand lab, University of Georgia)

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 6:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

High Honor for Emily Bick: ESA Student Certification Award

A crab spider snares a Lygus bug. Emily Bick, for her doctorate, is behaviorally manipulating a pesticide-resistant insect (Lygus spp.) away from high-value horticultural crops using a push-pull strategy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a high honor. Doctoral candidate Emily Bick of the Christian Nansen lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, is the newly...

A crab spider snares a Lygus bug. Emily Bick, for her doctorate, is behaviorally manipulating a pesticide-resistant insect (Lygus spp.) away from high-value horticultural crops using a push-pull strategy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider snares a Lygus bug. Emily Bick, for her doctorate, is behaviorally manipulating a pesticide-resistant insect (Lygus spp.) away from high-value horticultural crops using a push-pull strategy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider snares a Lygus bug. Emily Bick, for her doctorate, is behaviorally manipulating a pesticide-resistant insect (Lygus spp.) away from high-value horticultural crops using a push-pull strategy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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