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Posts Tagged: Katharina Ullmann

Free Webinars: Think of the ABCs in Pollination of Specialty Crops

Think of the ABCs: almonds, blueberries and cherries. Then think of watermelons and pumpkins. All those crops will be discussed in a series of free webinars on Ensuring Crop Pollination in U.S. Specialty Crops, set Jan. 24 through March 28. The...

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 5:03 PM

Clear the Calendar for the 2016 Pollinator Conference!

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's never too early to think about the pollinators. We're glad to see that the Center for Pollinator Research at Penn State University will host the third International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy next year--July 18-20, 2016--on...

Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 5:53 PM

You Can Take That to the Bank!

Sunflower bees, Svastra obliqua expurgata, flying to a nesting area in downtown Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They're good bees. You can take that to the bank! The excitement began when Martin Guerena, an integrated pest management (IPM) specialist with the City of Davis, encountered a native bee nesting site Wednesday in front of the U.S. Bank, corner of 3rd...

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 6:08 PM

All About Crop Pollination

Katharina Ullmann, who just received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis and is now a pollinator conservation specialist for the Xerces Society, is co-coordinator of the workshop. (Photo by Neal Williams)

What's stressing our honey bees and how are they impacted? You'll learn more about honey bees if you attend the Crop Pollination Workshop next month. UC Cooperative Extension Apiculturist Elina Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and...

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:10 PM

Why the Squash Bee Is Important

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, on a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peponapis pruinosa isn't your common household word. But among the people who study pollinators, it is. Also known as a squash bee, it is an important pollinator of cultivated crops of squash, pumpkins, and others members of the...

Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10:09 PM
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