Integrated pest management specialist Frank Zalom (right), professor of entomology at UC Davis, is the 2010 recipient of the "Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management” from the Entomological Society of America (ESA), a...
In the Almonds
IPM SPECIALIST Frank Zalom checks out an almond tree. He was just named the 2010 recipient of the "Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management" from the Entomological Society of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Excellent work!We're glad to see that three noted entomologists at the University of California, Davis, received distinguished awards in their fields at the 94th annual meeting of the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America (PBESA) on...
Vern Burton didn’t set out to become an entomologist. Home from the World War II battlefields, he enrolled in Compton Community College and then the University of California, Berkeley. A family friend promised him a job in his termite control...
VERN BURTON, 85, relaxes at his home in Davis. He worked in the University of California system for 38 years. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Entomology in 1970
BACK IN 1970--This UC Davis Department of Entomology photo, taken Feb. 3, 1970, includes faculty, staff and Cooperative Extension specialists. In front (from left) are Dick Bushing, Frank Summers, Bob Schuster, Al Grigarick, Bob Washino, Harry Lange and Harry Laidlaw. In back (from left) are Charles Judson. Robbin Thorp, Vern Burton, Elmer Carlson, Oscar Bacon, Frank Strong, Don McLean, Ward Stanger and Ed Loomis. Others are not pictured. (Photo courtesy of Oscar Bacon)
Making a difference--that's what it's all about.
An integrated pest management (IPM) team from the United States is in Central Asia for the third Integrated Pest Management Stakeholders' Forum, June 1-5 in Bishhek, Kyrgystan.
FRANK ZALOM, professor of entomology and integrated pest management specialist (IPM), UC Davis Department of Entomology, is part of the IPM team making a difference in Central Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
THIS MAP of Central Asia appears in a blog written by Joy Landis of Michigan State University's IPM Program. She's chronicling the IPM team's travels at http://www.ipmglobal.blogspot.com/
One of the highlights of the Entomological Society of America's 56th annual meeting, held Nov. 16-19 in Reno, was the presentation of the Fellow awards.
This year two of the 10 recipients came from the University of California faculty--or more...
ESA President Michael Gray and Michael Parrella
FELLOW AWARD--ESA President Michael Gray (left) presents the highly acclaimed Fellow award to UC Davis entomologist Michael Parrella. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
ESA President Michael Gray and Fellow Frank Zalom
FELLOW AWARD--ESA President Michael Gray (left) presents the coveted Fellow award to UC Davis entomologist Frank Zalom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)