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Medfly Invasion Crisis in California: What Should Be Done?

During the initial throes of the Mediterranean fruit fly invasion in California, protesters disagreeing with the California Department of Food and...

UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey has written numerous research articles on the Mediterranean fruit fly.
UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey has written numerous research articles on the Mediterranean fruit fly.

UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey has written numerous research articles on the Mediterranean fruit fly.

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 5:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

The Katydid Nymph Did

The katydid nymph did. It did appear in May. The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) tells us that katydid nymphs appear...

A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)    The katydid nymph lowers its antennae and proceeds along the stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) The katydid nymph lowers its antennae and proceeds along the stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A katydid nymph, its long threadlike antennae upright, descends a stem in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The katydid nymph lowers its antennae and proceeds along the stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Antennae down, the katydid nymph continues its descent. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Antennae down, the katydid nymph continues its descent. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Antennae down, the katydid nymph continues its descent. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 7:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Why California's Fruit Fly Invasion Is in a Crisis Mode

A noted authority on California's tropical fruit fly invasion says the state is in "crisis mode." "It's really serious," says UC Davis distinguished...

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Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 5:58 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Enthusiastic Team of UC Master Gardeners at Dixon May Fair

It wouldn't be a fair without the UC Master Gardeners. If you visited the horticulture building during the Dixon May Fair (the four-day fair...

Marilyn Sexton of Fairfield, who plants tomatoes every year, asks a question at the UC Master Gardeners table at the Dixon May Fair. Master Gardeners (from left) are Tom Hutson, Julie Smith, and Betty Buxton. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Marilyn Sexton of Fairfield, who plants tomatoes every year, asks a question at the UC Master Gardeners table at the Dixon May Fair. Master Gardeners (from left) are Tom Hutson, Julie Smith, and Betty Buxton. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Marilyn Sexton of Fairfield, who plants tomatoes every year, asks a question at the UC Master Gardeners table at the Dixon May Fair. Master Gardeners (from left) are Tom Hutson, Julie Smith, and Betty Buxton. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A wealth of information on the UC Master Gardeners' table in the horticulture building, Dixon May Fair.
A wealth of information on the UC Master Gardeners' table in the horticulture building, Dixon May Fair.

A wealth of information on the UC Master Gardeners' table in the horticulture building, Dixon May Fair.

Tomato hornworms are major pests of tomatoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tomato hornworms are major pests of tomatoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tomato hornworms are major pests of tomatoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The adult form of the tomato hornworm. This is Manduca quinquemaculata, the five-spotted hawkmoth, family Sphingidae. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
The adult form of the tomato hornworm. This is Manduca quinquemaculata, the five-spotted hawkmoth, family Sphingidae. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The adult form of the tomato hornworm. This is Manduca quinquemaculata, the five-spotted hawkmoth, family Sphingidae. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:19 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Innovation, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Happy Mother's Day!

In the human world, we recognize Mother's Day as a special day to celebrate all mothers. It's a day that Anna Jarvis of Grafton, West Va.,...

A lady beetle, aka ladybug, with newly deposited eggs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, with newly deposited eggs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle, aka ladybug, with newly deposited eggs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In its larval stage, the lady beetle somewhat resembles an alligator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In its larval stage, the lady beetle somewhat resembles an alligator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In its larval stage, the lady beetle somewhat resembles an alligator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 8:01 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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