Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
University of California
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

Posts Tagged: Karen Klonsky

Aspiring for Better Pollination

The blue orchard bee or BOB (Osmia) is being studied as an alternative pollinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

We can expect some exciting research to emerge from the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI). And UC Davis pollination ecologist Neal Williams, an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology, is a part...

The blue orchard bee or BOB (Osmia) is being studied as an alternative pollinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The blue orchard bee or BOB (Osmia) is being studied as an alternative pollinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The blue orchard bee or BOB (Osmia) is being studied as an alternative pollinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollination ecologist Neal Williams working on an Osmia project last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollination ecologist Neal Williams working on an Osmia project last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollination ecologist Neal Williams working on an Osmia project last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Escalating Cost of Growing Almonds

Honey Bee

Growing almonds isn't all it's cracked up to be. It's expensive. The next time you're enjoying a ice cream bar coated with almonds or a salad with toasted almonds, think not only about the honey bees, but the growers. The Almond Board of California...

Honey Bee
Honey Bee

HONEY BEE pollinating an almond blossom today at the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a bee friendly garden at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In the Pink
In the Pink

HONEY BEE zeroes in on an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen Load
Pollen Load

POLLEN LOAD of honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 7:46 PM
 
E-mail
 
Webmaster Email: mdhachman@ucdavis.edu