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Targeting Insect-Host Plant Research

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

It's exciting to see a promising career unfold. We first met UC Davis graduate student Alex Van Dam in 2010 when he received a $12,000 award from the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS), an academic...

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.
Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

Alex Van Dam, photographed next to a giant cactus.

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:23 PM

Looking for Lygus

Lygus Bug

Frances Sivakoff knows a lygus bug when she sees one. Sivakoff (right), a doctoral candidate in the UC Davis Department of Entomology, won a 2010 Robert and Peggy van den Bosch Memorial Scholarship for her work on the regional movement of the...

Lygus Bug
Lygus Bug

LYGUS BUG, a serious pest of such crops as cotton, alfalfa and strawberries, is also commonly found in the garden. This one is on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pest Perch
Pest Perch

LYGUS BUG, shown here perched on a Mexican hat flower in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at the Harry H. Laidlaw Research Facility, UC Davis, is a serious pest of many crops. It pierces plant tissues, sucking the sap. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 6:37 PM
 
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