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  • Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    How Do Monarchs Know When to Migrate? Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 18

    How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released and tagged by Steven Johnson in a Washington State University citizen-science project operated by WSU entomologist David James. Johnson tagged and released...

  • This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
    Cambridge Scientist to Speak on Plant-Nematode Parasitism

    When you think about global food security, you may not immediately think of plant-parasitic nematodes. But you should. They are a major threat to global food security, says Sebastian Eves-van den Akker of the Department of Plant Sciences, University of...

  • Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired  director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers;  and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.
    A Grand Opening--And Bees Were Nowhere in Sight

    It was a grand opening of the USDA-ARS bee research facility at the University of California, Davis, but the bees were nowhere in sight. That's because bees don't fly until the temperature hits around 55, and the thermometer on that wintry day (Jan. 7)...

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    Weed Management in Citrus Orchards

    From the TOPICS IN SUBTROPICS blog (Jan. 10, 2020)   Weed Management in Citrus Orchards Proper weed management is important for several reason, but in general younger orchards are much more susceptible to the negative impacts of weed overgrowth....

  • Zachary Griebenow, shown here at UC Davis Picnic Day, will present his research on ants at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Something Wonderful Is Happening Saturday, Jan. 18 at Bohart Museum of Entomology

    Something Wonderful Is Happening Saturday, Jan. 18 at Bohart Museum of Entomology! If you're a student and thinking about a science career, this is for you. If you're someone interested in all things science, and want to learn more, this is for...

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