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Rick Karban: Do Plants Have Personalities?

Professor Rick Karban has researched communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.

If you've been talking to your plants for years, you are not alone. But know this: plants can communicate, too. They eavesdrop, sense danger in the...

Professor Rick Karban has researched communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
Professor Rick Karban has researched communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.

Professor Rick Karban has researched communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 4:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Jill Oberski: Why Museum Collections Matter

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

Congratulations to the five UC Davis entomology doctoral students who excelled in the Entomological Society of America's student...

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.
This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

This is the infographic that won Jill Oberski a first-place award in the Entomological Society of America's graduate student competition.

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

An Amazing UC Davis Mural: 'When Words Are Not Enough

This is the mural newly installed in the hallway of the  the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. The tiles are the work of top (from left) Heewon Shin, Diane Ullman, and Mai Xiong; center (from left) Jason Hu, Emma Stone, and Analiese Ignacio, and bottom (from left) Anushka Vispute, Gale Okumura, and Leslie Briceno-Marquez.

How do you design a symbol that is meaningful to you and that addresses a problem in the world? UC Davis faculty members Diane Ullman and Gale...

This is the mural newly installed in the hallway of the  the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. The tiles are the work of top (from left) Heewon Shin, Diane Ullman, and Mai Xiong; center (from left) Jason Hu, Emma Stone, and Analiese Ignacio, and bottom (from left) Anushka Vispute, Gale Okumura, and Leslie Briceno-Marquez.
This is the mural newly installed in the hallway of the the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. The tiles are the work of top (from left) Heewon Shin, Diane Ullman, and Mai Xiong; center (from left) Jason Hu, Emma Stone, and Analiese Ignacio, and bottom (from left) Anushka Vispute, Gale Okumura, and Leslie Briceno-Marquez.

This is the mural newly installed in the hallway of the the UC Davis Environmental Horticulture Building. The tiles are the work of top (from left) Heewon Shin, Diane Ullman, and Mai Xiong; center (from left) Jason Hu, Emma Stone, and Analiese Ignacio, and bottom (from left) Anushka Vispute, Gale Okumura, and Leslie Briceno-Marquez.

Designer-lecturer Gale Okumura of the UC Davis Department of Design engaged in printing
Designer-lecturer Gale Okumura of the UC Davis Department of Design engaged in printing

Designer-lecturer Gale Okumura of the UC Davis Department of Design engaged in printing

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5:59 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

What Entomologists Need to Know

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

If you're a graduate student in entomology and competing with your team in the Entomology Games, a college-bowl type trivia game hosted by the...

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)
A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management

UC Davis Doctoral Students in Entomology Got It Right

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

They knew the answer.  "A worker honey bee has how many pairs of wax glands on its abdomen?" That would be four, answered...

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.
UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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