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Wonderful News for the CA Master Beekeeper Program!

Elina Lastro Niño (left) tests a prospective graduate of the California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, how much this is needed! Congratulations to the California Master Beekeeper Program, the newly announced recipient of a $199,949 grant from the UC Agricultural and Natural Resources through its 2017 Competitive Grants Program.  California...

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Time Is Ticking...Do You Fuse Art with Science?

If fuse art with science through drawings, paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures, textiles, video, or mixed media, consider entering the Consilience of Art and Science Show at the Pence Gallery, Davis. Here a honey bee

Time is ticking...do you fuse art with science? Is your art ready to show? Organizers of the Consilience of Art and Science Show, a biannual display sponsored by the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program and the Pence Art Gallery, Davis, are...

Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 3:57 PM

If You're Into Insects...and Good Causes...

A Peruvian walking stick changes hands among children visiting the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're into insects--who isn't?--and want to support the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, here's how: join the Bohart Museum Society, the supporting arm of the museum. The Bohart Museum, located in Room 1124 of the...

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:14 PM

UC Davis Connections Emerge at Conference in Malayasia

At Sibu: Penny Gullan, emeritus professor, UC Davis; Abu Hassan Ahmad of Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang; and Peter Cranston, emeritus professor, UC Davis. Cranston and Gullan now live in Canberra, Australia.

Talk about UC Davis connections! When UC Davis emeriti professors of entomology Peter Cranston and Penny Gullan of Canberra, Australia, attended the International Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics in late November in Sarawak (Malaysian...

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1:30 PM

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...

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