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Posts Tagged: Entomological Society of America

Ground-Breaking Research: Sex Pheromone of Asian Citrus Psyllid Discovered

This is the Asian citrus psyllid, a mottled brown insect about 3 to 4 millimeters long, or about the size of an aphid. Widespread throughout Southern California, it is now found in 26 of the state's 58 counties. (CDFA Photo)

The Asian citrus psyllid, the most devastating threat to the worldwide citrus industry, may have met its match. In a ground-breaking discovery encompassing six years of research, an international team of scientists led by UC Davis chemical ecologist...

UC Davis Doctoral Candidate Brendon Boudinot: Adding to Our Knowledge of Ants

Myrmecologist Brendon Boudinot in the field. This was taken at the Southwest Research Station in the Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Ariz., by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal.

If you attended the 2017 Entomological Society of America (ESA) meeting, held recently in Denver, you probably recognized a familiar face and his research. Myrmecologist (ant specialist) Brendon Boudinot, doctoral candidate in the Phil Ward lab, UC...

Congratulations, ESA Winner Kelly Hamby!

Kelly Hamby, assistant professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, conducts a horticultural crop tour hosted by the Western Maryland Research and Education Center. The educational meeting gave fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County, MD, as well as the opportunity to interact with University of Maryland researchers and Extension specialists.

Congratulations, UC Davis alumna Kelly Hamby! Hamby, an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland-College Park, will receive the Early Career Professional (ECP) Extension Award during the...

Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 3:49 PM

If You're Addicted to Insect Images...

If you're addicted to insects or insect photography, you'll want to see the international award-winning images on the Insect Salon website. Each year the Peoria (Ill.) Camera Club hosts the contest in conjunction with the Entomological Society of America...

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM

The Amazing Bee-Parasite Research of Leslie Saul-Gershenz

Leslie Saul-Gershenz in the Channel Island National Park conducting a native bee survey.

Evolutionary ecologist Leslie Saul-Gershenz goes places where many have been but few have ever really seen.  Bees and blister beetles, yes. We remember writing about her work in April of 2013 when she addressed the Nor Cal Entomology Society (now...

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