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It's Friday Fly Day!

It's Friday Fly Day! And what better day than a Friday to post an image of a syrphid fly nectaring on a tower of jewels, Echium...

A syrphid fly foraging on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid fly foraging on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A syrphid fly foraging on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 7:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Frank Zalom: A Distinguished Public Service Scholar

Integrated pest management (IPM) specialist Frank Zalom is a distinguished professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and now...

Integrated pest management specialist Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor, by an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Integrated pest management specialist Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor, by an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Integrated pest management specialist Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor, by an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:05 PM

Aphids? Bring on the Beetle Mania!

They're back! Have you checked your rose bushes lately? Along with the lush new growth, you'll probably notice a new crop of aphids. And if you look...

Dorsal view of a multicolored Asian lady beetle on a rose bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dorsal view of a multicolored Asian lady beetle on a rose bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dorsal view of a multicolored Asian lady beetle on a rose bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle gobbling an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle gobbling an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle gobbling an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peek-a-boo! A lady beetle peers between a folded rose leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Peek-a-boo! A lady beetle peers between a folded rose leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peek-a-boo! A lady beetle peers between a folded rose leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lady beetles, where are you? Here's dinner!  Aphids use their long slender mouthparts to pierce plant parts and suck the juices. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lady beetles, where are you? Here's dinner! Aphids use their long slender mouthparts to pierce plant parts and suck the juices. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lady beetles, where are you? Here's dinner! Aphids use their long slender mouthparts to pierce plant parts and suck the juices. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:53 PM

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