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Posts Tagged: Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility

It's All About the Bees

Newborn bee

It's all about the bees. When A. G. Kawamura, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and the newly selected State Apiary Board meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research...

Newborn bee
Newborn bee

A newborn bee at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. During the busy season, a worker bee will live only four to six weeks.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Examining bees
Examining bees

Concerned about bee health are (from left) UC Davis bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey; Yuba City beekeeper Valerie Severson of Yuba City; and UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 3:40 PM

Why the Stink Bug Stinks

Stink Bug

Ever wonder why the stink bug stinks? The stink bug, from the family Pentamodae, is a shield-shaped insect that tomato growers would love to ban from the face of this earth. Some 50 species exist in California. The adults are either brown or green....

Stink Bug
Stink Bug

A Consperse stink bug (Euschistus conspersus) races down a post at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis campus. Note its distinctive shield shape and its five-segmented antennae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 19, 2008 at 5:34 PM

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