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Do Forests Play a Role in Bumble Bee Life History?

Do forests play a role in bumble bee life history? Yes, says UC Davis alumnus and research ecologist John Mola and his colleagues in...

The cover image of BioScience by Diego Delso shows a Bombus terrestris, a buff-tailed bumble bee that is one of the most numerous bumble bee species in Europe.
The cover image of BioScience by Diego Delso shows a Bombus terrestris, a buff-tailed bumble bee that is one of the most numerous bumble bee species in Europe.

The cover image of BioScience by Diego Delso shows a Bombus terrestris, a buff-tailed bumble bee that is one of the most numerous bumble bee species in Europe.

Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 4:08 PM
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Bring on the Tourists!

It's a case of a sticky situation benefitting a plant. Or more precisely, dead fruit flies or carrion on a tarweed plant can benefit the plant in...

Assassin bug. Pselliopus spinicollis, feeding on dead Drosophila. (Photo by Sam Beck)
Assassin bug. Pselliopus spinicollis, feeding on dead Drosophila. (Photo by Sam Beck)

Assassin bug. Pselliopus spinicollis, feeding on dead Drosophila. (Photo by Sam Beck)

Caterpillar, Heliothodes diminutiva, feeding on tarweed flower. (Photo by Sam Beck)
Caterpillar, Heliothodes diminutiva, feeding on tarweed flower. (Photo by Sam Beck)

Caterpillar, Heliothodes diminutiva, feeding on tarweed flower. (Photo by Sam Beck)

Posted on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7:44 PM

A Lot of Gall

Those oak trees (Quercus lobata) in California’s Central Valley have a lot of gall. Ian Pearse, Maxwell Joseph and Melanie Gentles of the UC Davis...

Ian Pearse examines  oak apple galls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ian Pearse examines oak apple galls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

RESEARCHER Ian Pearse, a doctoral candidate who studies with major professor Rick Karban at the UC Davis Department of Entomology, examines some oak apple galls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM

When Does Personality Matter?

When does personality matter? Jonathan Pruitt, a postdoctoral fellow with the Center for Population Biology, UC Davis Department of Evolution and...

Jonathan Pruitt
Jonathan Pruitt

Jonathan Pruitt, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Population Biology, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, will speak Jan. 19 on “From Individuals to Populations to Communities: When Does Personality Matter?”

Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:48 PM

Why Some and Not Others

When you visit the Peter J. Shields Oak Grove in the UC Davis Arboretum, you'll see one of the most diverse mature oak collections in the United...

Ian Pearse
Ian Pearse

UC DAVIS RESEARCHER Ian Pearse in front of the Peter J. Shields Oak Grove, on Garrod Drive, UC Davis Arboretum. Pearse received a fellowship from the National Science Foundation for his oak tree research. Long interested in plant biochemistry, he joined the UC Davis graduate program in entomology in 2006, after studying a year in Germany with the Max Planck Society for Chemical Ecology. He received his bachelor of science degree in plant biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 2004.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Insect Damage
Insect Damage

INSECT DAMAGE to oak leaves in the Peter J. Shields Oak Grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 5:31 PM

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