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Holiday Gifts Buggin' Ya?

Entomologist/artist Stacey Rice wearing one of her prize-winning shirts--this one typifies UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you're in a quandary. You have no idea what to get the nature lovers/insect enthusiasts on your holiday gift-giving list. It's buggin' ya. No worries. The UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association (EGSA) to the rescue. Every year EGSA...

Entomologist/artist Stacey Rice wearing one of her prize-winning shirts--this one typifies UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist/artist Stacey Rice wearing one of her prize-winning shirts--this one typifies UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist/artist Stacey Rice wearing one of her prize-winning shirts--this one typifies UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5:59 PM

Meet the Researchers and the Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper

The tiny three-cornered alfalfa hopper on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis-based research involving the Grapevine Red Blotch Disease and the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus, appears prominently in the news this week. It's the cover story of a special focus issue, "Disease Management in the...

The tiny three-cornered alfalfa hopper on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The tiny three-cornered alfalfa hopper on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The tiny three-cornered alfalfa hopper on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:19 AM

A Most Unusual Photo

Male and female of the same species, Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipunta, share a single passionflower blossom. The female is solid black and the male, a green-eyed blond. (Photo by Nicole Nicola)

It's an incredible photo. Nicole "Nikki" Nicola, a staff research associate in the Frank Zalom lab in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, University California, Davis, captured an image in her back yard of both the male and female...

Male and female of the same species, Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipunta, share a single passionflower blossom. The female is solid black and the male, a green-eyed blond. (Photo by Nicole Nicola)
Male and female of the same species, Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipunta, share a single passionflower blossom. The female is solid black and the male, a green-eyed blond. (Photo by Nicole Nicola)

Male and female of the same species, Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipunta, share a single passionflower blossom. The female is solid black and the male, a green-eyed blond. (Photo by Nicole Nicola)

A pollen-dusted female Valley carpenter bee exits the passionflower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-dusted female Valley carpenter bee exits the passionflower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-dusted female Valley carpenter bee exits the passionflower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, on a germander bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, on a germander bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, on a germander bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 5:14 PM

Can You Feel the Synergy?

Karl Kjer, newly appointed Schlinger Chair of Systematic Entomology in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will deliver a Premier Presentation at the ESA meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When the Entomological Society of America meets Nov. 15-18 in Minneapolis, Minn., it will be all about insects and synergy. ESA will be meeting with the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science...

Karl Kjer, newly appointed Schlinger Chair of Systematic Entomology in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will deliver a Premier Presentation at the ESA meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Karl Kjer, newly appointed Schlinger Chair of Systematic Entomology in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will deliver a Premier Presentation at the ESA meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Karl Kjer, newly appointed Schlinger Chair of Systematic Entomology in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will deliver a Premier Presentation at the ESA meeting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:49 PM

Everyone Wins! (Except the Spotted-Wing Drosophila)

UC Davis undergraduate student Jessica West, who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, has just received the UC Davis undergraduate award President's Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's great to see Jessica West, a member of  Joanna Chiu's molecular genetics lab in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and a member of the Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology. receive the undergraduate student award...

UC Davis undergraduate student Jessica West, who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, has just received the UC Davis undergraduate award President's Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis undergraduate student Jessica West, who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, has just received the UC Davis undergraduate award President's Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis undergraduate student Jessica West, who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, has just received the UC Davis undergraduate award President's Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:32 PM

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