Posts Tagged: plant-insect interactions
Adam Steinbrenner: How Plants Detect When Insects Are Eating Them
Plants "know" when insects are eating them and take defensive measures. How do they know? Molecular biologist Adam Steinbrenner, an...
The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is one of the oldest plants to be farmed. This is a black-eyed pea, a cowpea cultivar. (Wikipedia photo)
Color This Fantastic! A Coloring Book About Insect-Plant Interactions
Color this fantastic! As part of the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month, the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, has...
Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.
Laura Burkle Seminar: Plant-Pollinator Interactions
One reason to research plants is that “they stay put.” But more about that later. Community ecologist Laura Burkle, associate professor...
Female leafcutting bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Female sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, on purple coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)