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Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Page Knows How to Answer This Question

If you ask honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. what his favorite honey is, he'll point to his wife, Michelle. She--and any others near...

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. poses with his wife Michelle (right) and Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at a 2022 ceremony honoring him as the recipient of the CA&ES Distinguished Emeritus Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. poses with his wife Michelle (right) and Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at a 2022 ceremony honoring him as the recipient of the CA&ES Distinguished Emeritus Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. poses with his wife Michelle (right) and Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at a 2022 ceremony honoring him as the recipient of the CA&ES Distinguished Emeritus Award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a honey bee swarm.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a honey bee swarm.

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a honey bee swarm.

Robert E. Page Jr. as a graduate student at UC Davis, with his mentor and later colleague, Harry Laidlaw Jr.
Robert E. Page Jr. as a graduate student at UC Davis, with his mentor and later colleague, Harry Laidlaw Jr.

Robert E. Page Jr. as a graduate student at UC Davis, with his mentor and later colleague, Harry Laidlaw Jr.

This decorative sign fronts the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. This is where Laidlaw and his graduate student, Rob Page--and later his colleague--worked. Artist Donna Billick of Davis created this sign. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This decorative sign fronts the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. This is where Laidlaw and his graduate student, Rob Page--and later his colleague--worked. Artist Donna Billick of Davis created this sign. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This decorative sign fronts the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. This is where Laidlaw and his graduate student, Rob Page--and later his colleague--worked. Artist Donna Billick of Davis created this sign. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 4:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Photo of a Golden Dung Fly Wins the ESA Medal in International Insect Salon

Who takes images of flies? Raise your hand! No, not the hand with the flyswatter. Well, almost anything is fair game for my camera.  That...

This image of a golden dung fly, titled
This image of a golden dung fly, titled "Checking You Out," scored the ESA Medal in the 2022 International Insect Salon. It was among images showcased at the ESA meeting in British Columbia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image of a golden dung fly, titled "Checking You Out," scored the ESA Medal in the 2022 International Insect Salon. It was among images showcased at the ESA meeting in British Columbia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 4:54 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

ESA Journal Targets the Spotted-Wing Drosophila

It was a major project, a long time coming, and what an excellent resource for those studying the spotted-wing drosophila, a worldwide threat to the...

The Cover
The Cover

The Cover

Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 10:29 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

ESA Entomology Games Are Both Educational and Entertaining

Quick question: "Kleptopharmacophagy, a newly described behavior recently observed in milkweed butterflies, is characterized by adult butterflies...

The UC Davis Entomology Games Team is comprised of (from left) Erin
The UC Davis Entomology Games Team is comprised of (from left) Erin "Taylor" Kelly, Madison "Madi" Hendrick, Zachary Griebenow and Jil Oberski. Griebenow and Oberski were members of the 2018 national championship team.

The UC Davis Entomology Games Team is comprised of (from left) Erin "Taylor" Kelly, Madison "Madi" Hendrick, Zachary Griebenow and Jil Oberski. Griebenow and Oberski were members of the 2018 national championship team.

Do you know the common name of Hermetia illucens, a dipteran? Black soldier fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Do you know the common name of Hermetia illucens, a dipteran? Black soldier fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Do you know the common name of Hermetia illucens, a dipteran? Black soldier fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 5:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

How Termites 'Looking for Love' Landed in the News

What a year! Termites seem to be capturing the interest of more folks than usual. First, emeritus Cooperative Extension specialist...

A winged termite ready for flight as another termite waits. This image was taken Oct. 27 in Vacaville, Calif.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A winged termite ready for flight as another termite waits. This image was taken Oct. 27 in Vacaville, Calif.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A winged termite ready for flight as another termite waits. This image was taken Oct. 27 in Vacaville, Calif.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These subterranean termites have just emerged from the soil in a Buck Avenue yard, Vacaville, on Oct. 27. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These subterranean termites have just emerged from the soil in a Buck Avenue yard, Vacaville, on Oct. 27. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These subterranean termites have just emerged from the soil in a Buck Avenue yard, Vacaville, on Oct. 27. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 2:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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