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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

'Entomological Giant' Frank Zalom Receives Highest ESA Honor

He's a giant in his field--a veritable Sequoia in the flatlands. But he's an entomologist with an incredible reach that extends in practically all...

Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Close-Up Views of Brood X Cicadas, Courtesy of UC Davis Alumnus

Have you seen Brood X cicadas up close and personal? If not, you're probably in the wrong state. Or not there at the right time. Brood X is...

This close-up image of a Brood X cicada is from the Horsepen Branch Park,  Bowie, MD. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)
This close-up image of a Brood X cicada is from the Horsepen Branch Park, Bowie, MD. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

This close-up image of a Brood X cicada is from the Horsepen Branch Park, Bowie, MD. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

An aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)
An aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

An aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

A large aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)
A large aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

A large aggregation of Brood X at the Patuxtent Research Reserve, Laurel, Md. (Photo by Kelly Hamby)

Posted on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 5:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

'When I Grow Up, I Want to Be an Entomologist'

How many kindergarten students say "When I grow up, I want to be an entomologist?" "Ento-what?" some folks will ask. "What's that?" Five-year-old...

UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean
UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean "RJ" Millena shows visitors some of the critters in the Bohart Museum of Entomology.

UC Davis entomology major Rebecca Jean "RJ" Millena shows visitors some of the critters in the Bohart Museum of Entomology.

Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about
Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about "I Wanna Be an Entomologist." In this screen shot she chases an imaginary bug.

Former researcher Heather Wilson of the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, created a fun-filled video about "I Wanna Be an Entomologist." In this screen shot she chases an imaginary bug.

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

A Bug That's Not Wanted in the Vineyards

Back in July of 2016, a team of researchers affiliated with the University of California, Davis, wrote in the journal Phytopathology that the...

The three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, transmits the grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, transmits the grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, transmits the grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A three-cornered alfalfa leaf hopper, Spissistilus festinus, on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The leaf on the right has grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Raul Girardelo, UC Davis)
The leaf on the right has grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Raul Girardelo, UC Davis)

The leaf on the right has grapevine red blotch virus. (Photo by Raul Girardelo, UC Davis)

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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