"To bee or not to bee."
That is the question. What is the solution?
The plight of the honey bees has not escaped the...
To Bee or Not to Bee
TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE--Yao Hua Law (left) and Randy Veirs hold up the "To Bee or Not to Bee" t-shirt. It is intended to do double duty: to raise funds for the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association and to raise awareness for the plight of honey bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of Drawing
CLOSE-UP of Randy Veirs' drawing shows a Shakespearean bee in period costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hillary Thomas' biological control research on a leaf-eating beetle that targets saltcedar has scored a bullseye.
Hillary Thomas with saltcedar
Hillary Thomas is studying the saltcedar beetle (Diorhabda elongata): a good bug on a bad weed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Adult saltcedar beetle
Adult saltcedar beetle (Diorhabda elongata), a natural enemy of saltcedar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Larva of saltcedar beetle
Larva of saltcedar beetle (Diorhabda elongata) crawls on host plant, saltcedar (Tamarix). D. elongata feeds on the foliage during both its adult and larval stages. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)