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This 'B' Gets an 'A' for Good Grooming

A honey bee lands on the edge of a planter and proceeds to clean her tongue (proboscis). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This "B" gets an "A" for good grooming. We recently watched a honey bee...

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:39 PM

Help Slow the Spread of Asian Citrus Psyllid in California

Figure 1. Highly magnified adult Asian citrus psyllid feeding on citrus. [B. Grafton-Cardwell]

[From the March 2016 issue of UC IPM's Retail Nursery & Garden Center...

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 1:33 PM

Stop and Smell the Roses at UC Davis Rose Weekend

A yellow rose,

Back in 2013 we purchased a stunning yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," at...

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:18 PM

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately,...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM

Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work!

A male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, is the center of attention. The bee, also known as

It's about connecting. It's about learning where parents work and what...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 5:44 PM

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