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They Were Framed...Picture Perfect!

When the Entomological Society of America honored its President's Prize winners at its recent meeting in Denver, it did so "picture perfect." At the...

UC Davis doctoral student Danielle Rutkowski--framed--as the winner of a President's Prize at the Entomological Society of America meeting. (Photo by Entomological Society of America/Photography G)
UC Davis doctoral student Danielle Rutkowski--framed--as the winner of a President's Prize at the Entomological Society of America meeting. (Photo by Entomological Society of America/Photography G)

UC Davis doctoral student Danielle Rutkowski--framed--as the winner of a President's Prize at the Entomological Society of America meeting. (Photo by Entomological Society of America/Photography G)

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 4:54 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

International Insect Salon: From 'Bugs Love' to 'Syrphid Feeding' to 'Monarch Laying Eggs'

If you attended the Entomological Society of America's 2021 meeting last week in Denver, you probably saw a monarch laying eggs. That is, you saw a...

This image,
This image, "Monarch Laying Eggs," by Joe Virbickis of Washington, Ill., won the medal for "Best by Peoria Camera Club Member." (Copyright Joe Virbickis)

This image, "Monarch Laying Eggs," by Joe Virbickis of Washington, Ill., won the medal for "Best by Peoria Camera Club Member." (Copyright Joe Virbickis)

Best of Show went to Marcus Kam of Malaysia for this image,
Best of Show went to Marcus Kam of Malaysia for this image, "Bugs Love." (Copyright Marcus Kam)

Best of Show went to Marcus Kam of Malaysia for this image, "Bugs Love." (Copyright Marcus Kam)

Entomologist Tom Myers won
Entomologist Tom Myers won "Best by ESA Member" for this image of a syrphid fly. (Copyright Tom Myers)

Entomologist Tom Myers won "Best by ESA Member" for this image of a syrphid fly. (Copyright Tom Myers)

One of the California-based images accepted in the 2021 international Insect Salon was this one by ESA member Kathy Keatley Garvey, of Gulf Fritillaries
One of the California-based images accepted in the 2021 international Insect Salon was this one by ESA member Kathy Keatley Garvey, of Gulf Fritillaries "Keeping Busy." (Copyright Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the California-based images accepted in the 2021 international Insect Salon was this one by ESA member Kathy Keatley Garvey, of Gulf Fritillaries "Keeping Busy." (Copyright Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 3:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'President's Prize' for UC Davis Graduate Student's Presentation on Bumble Bees

"Native bees, including bumble bees are important pollinators but face threats from multiple sources, including agrochemical application," writes UC...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 5:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Begone Tadpole Shrimps! They're 'Time Travelers' in Rice Fields

You may have never seen a tadpole shrimp, but you ought to be concerned about it, especially if you like rice. It's neither a tadpole nor a shrimp,...

A field trial at the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation Inc. Rice Experiment Station near Biggs, Calif. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)
A field trial at the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation Inc. Rice Experiment Station near Biggs, Calif. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

A field trial at the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation Inc. Rice Experiment Station near Biggs, Calif. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

UC Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberg said that
UC Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberg said that "we evaluated alternative management strategies that could be used to manage tadpole shrimp. We tested a number of materials using small metal ring plots and natural shrimp population. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

UC Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberg said that "we evaluated alternative management strategies that could be used to manage tadpole shrimp. We tested a number of materials using small metal ring plots and natural shrimp population. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

A tadpole shrimp feasting on rice seedlings. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)
A tadpole shrimp feasting on rice seedlings. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

A tadpole shrimp feasting on rice seedlings. (Photo by Ian Grettenberger)

Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Pest Management

A Celebration of ESA Award Winners

Tuesday, Nov. 2 will be a special day of celebration at the annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) meeting, being held in the...

UC Davis distinguished professor Frank Zalom will receive ESA's highest honor, Honorary Member, on Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Frank Zalom will receive ESA's highest honor, Honorary Member, on Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Frank Zalom will receive ESA's highest honor, Honorary Member, on Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 5:04 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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