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From DEET to Sweet

Walter Leal

Congratulations are in order. Chemical ecologist Walter Leal, professor and former chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, has just been selected a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America, a prestigious honor granted to only 10 or few...

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Flying Flower

Blue Butterfly

Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun compared the butterfly to a flying flower: The butterfly is a flying flower, The flower a tethered butterfly. At the recent Entomological Society of America meeting in Reno, a blue butterfly drew the attention of...

Posted on Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at 6:28 PM

They Did It!

ESA IPM Team Award

They did it. The University of California team that developed a successful insect pest management program for almond growers, leading to significant pesticide reduction, drew praise and applause at the  Entomological Society of America's 56th...

Posted on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 5:44 PM

DEET Plays a Role

Michael Gray and Walter Leal

When UC Davis chemical ecologist Walter Leal received a major award from the Entomological Society of America at its 56th annual meeting, held in Reno, DEET has something to do with it. Leal, who received the Recognition Award in Insect Physiology,...

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2008 at 3:57 PM

Our Fellows

ESA President Michael Gray and Michael Parrella

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...

Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 5:54 PM

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