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Posts Tagged: Frank Zalom

Of Termites, Bed Bugs and Cockroaches

UC ANR urban entomologist Vernard Lewis stands by his Villa Termiti, built just for termite research. (UC ANR Photo)

We're all going to miss him. The termites, bed bugs and cockroaches--not so much. "Him" is Vernard Lewis, who terminated termites, bugged bed bugs, and controlled cockroaches. As Pamela Kan Rice, assistant director of News and Information Outreach,...

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 2:43 PM

State's Proposed Permit Rules for Insect-Collecting: Onerous, Obtrusive, Obstructive

Lynn Kimsey (third from left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, leading a field trip to collect insects on the Student Farm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When UC Regents scholar Heather Wilson, a junior specialist in the Frank Zalom lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, entered the 2011 Entomological Society of America's video contest, she drew a lot of fans--and a couple of marriage...

Frank Zalom: A Distinguished Public Service Scholar

Integrated pest management specialist Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor, by an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Integrated pest management (IPM) specialist Frank Zalom is a distinguished professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and now he's a distinguished public service scholar as well. He was just notified that he's a recipient of the...

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:05 PM

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...

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...

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

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