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Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Think Pests of Alfalfa and Rice

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mark your calendar. The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is hosting a virtual open house dealing with...

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.
Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.

Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.

In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Amanda Koltz Seminar: Species Interactions and Global Change

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

"It's important to consider species interactions in efforts to understand ecosystem responses to global change." So says global change...

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.
Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 4:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'Witchetty Grubs’ Featured at UC Davis Seminar on Oct. 7

Witchetty grub (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)

When Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney speaks at the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's virtual seminar...

Witchetty grub (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)
Witchetty grub (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)

Witchetty grub (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)

Myfany Turpin's work on insect larvae.
Myfany Turpin's work on insect larvae.

Myfany Turpin's work on insect larvae.

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 12:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Natural Resources

Myfany Turpin: Virtual Seminar on 'Grub's Up

These are the larvae that Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney will discuss at a virtual seminar to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.

Grub's up!  Grub? Food? Yes, think specifically of insect larvae. Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney will speak on...

These are the larvae that Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney will discuss at a virtual seminar to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.
These are the larvae that Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney will discuss at a virtual seminar to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.

These are the larvae that Myfany Turpin of the University of Sydney will discuss at a virtual seminar to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food

Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla: Targeting Cucumber Beetles on Melons

Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla targets the Western striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma trivittatum. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)

The Beatles rocked the music world, drawing millions of fans. Other beetles--cucumber beetles--ravage agricultural crops, drawing millions of...

Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla targets the Western striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma trivittatum. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)
Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla targets the Western striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma trivittatum. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)

Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla targets the Western striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma trivittatum. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)

UC Davis graduate student Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla also targets the Western spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata--a milder pest but still a pest of melons. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)
UC Davis graduate student Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla also targets the Western spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata--a milder pest but still a pest of melons. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)

UC Davis graduate student Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla also targets the Western spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata--a milder pest but still a pest of melons. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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