Posts Tagged: Monterey County
Name That Spider!
Name that spider! UC Davis professor Jason Bond is seeking a species name for a new genus of trapdoor spiders he discovered on a sandy beach...
This is the female of the new genus, Cryptocteniza. (Image by Jason Bond)
This is the male of the new genus, Cryptocteniza. (Image by Jason Bond)
UC Davis professor Jason Bond found the genus on a sandy beach at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Illustration provided by Jason Bond)
New environmental chamber to help researchers find cures for vegetable diseases
Steven Koike, UCCE advisor in Monterey County, said the chamber "will allow us to ramp up research.” The new acquisition is something like a large refrigerator in which researchers can control temperature and humidity.
“Industry in the Salinas Valley is progressive in funding research,” Koike said. “It’s not afraid to invest in solutions.”