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'How Flies Control How They Walk by Knowing When and How to Stop'

What a catchy title for a seminar: "How Flies Control How They Walk by Knowing When and How to Stop." Meet Salil Bidaye, Research Group Leader,...

Orie Shafer: Researching the Sleep of a Fruit Fly

Did you know that the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is a powerful model organism for the study of sleep regulation? It's long been a model...

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, Wikipedia)
A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, Wikipedia)

A fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, feeding on a banana. (Photo by Sanjay Acharya, Wikipedia)

Targeting the Mexican Fruit Fly and Other Tephritid Pests

California citrus growers, especially those who grow grapefruit, hate this pest, Anastrepha ludens, the Mexican fruit fly or...

The Mexican fruit fly is a serious pest of grapefruit and mango.
The Mexican fruit fly is a serious pest of grapefruit and mango.

The Mexican fruit fly is a serious pest of grapefruit and mango.

Posted on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 5:23 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Pest Management

Learn about the 'Drinking Drosophila and Drunk Drosophila' at UC Davis Seminar

"How do animals filter sensory information from their environment and integrate it with their past experience and their internal states to produce an...

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.
UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

UC Merced assistant professor Fred Wolf uses this graphic to illustrate his research.

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

This image of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is by Sanjay Acharya. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3:49 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

The Medfly 'Through the Decades': Tune in to Hear Professor Carey on July 3

Remember when scientists first detected the Mediterranean fruit fly in California? It was the early 1980s. The invasive insect, better known as the...

Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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