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The Place to 'Bee' on Saturday, April 9

A male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You're likely to see many species of bees at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 on Bee Biology Road, University of California, Davis. The half-acre bee garden, operated by the UC Davis...

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:44 PM

A Unique Connection and a Living Legacy

Chemical ecologist Yuko Ishida in his lab in Toyama.

The work of the late chemical ecologist/UC Davis professor Sean Duffey (1943-1997) lives on. Chemical ecologist Yuko Ishida of Toyama, Japan, a former UC Davis post-doctoral researcher who shared the same lab--and the same bench--in Briggs Hall...

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Can You Keep a Secret?

UC Davis student Kelly Aoyama works on a painting that will be displayed June 3 at a public art exhibit in Davis. (Photo by Diane Ullman)

Can you keep a secret? The secret world of insects? And unleash the secret of soapberry bugs? Students in the Entomology 1 class, offered by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studied soapberry bugs under the tutelage of...

Posted on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 4:11 PM

Thrips Expert Cheryle O'Donnell: From San Diego to Beltsville

Just before Cheryle O'Donnell left San Diego for Beltsville, Md. she posed for this photo, which documents her USDA career.

Thrips expert Cheryle O'Donnell, a true UC Davis success story, is now settled into her new position. As of April 6, the former San Diego resident is the National Thysanoptera Taxonomist with the National Identification Services (NIS) at the...

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 5:52 PM

Targeting Thrips

George Kennedy, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture at North Carolina State University, stopped to count thrips during a vacation to Mt. St. Helens. (Photo by Scott Kennedy)

If you grow tomatoes, you ought to be concerned about thrips. They're pests of  fruits, vegetable and horticultural crops, including tomatoes, grapes, strawberries and soybeans. They're barely visible to the naked eye, but oh, how disastrous...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8:33 PM

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