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Frank Zalom: Champion of IPM!

IPM specialist Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology and Extension entomologist, checks over a strawberry field.

When you hear those three little words, "Integrated Pest Management," you immediately think of two words, "Frank Zalom."  They go together like superman (Clark Kent) and supervillian (Lex Luthor). Or like Coccinellidae (lady beetles) and Aphididae...

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

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

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