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Zeroing in on the Zika Virus at ICE 2016

Nobel Laureate Peter Agre (center), a keynote speaker at ICE 2016, is flanked by the ICE 2016 co-chairs,  Walter Leal (left) of UC Davis, and Alvin Simmons of the USDA/ARS, based in Charleston, S.C.

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, probably isn't the only mosquito that transmits the Zika virus. That's what UC...

Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 3:55 PM

A Boy, Bugs, a Birthday and the Bohart

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer (left) and budding entomologist Ty Elowe of Mesa, Ariz., show their bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 12-year-old boy from Mesa, Ariz. with a lifelong interest in bugs, got what he wished for last week at the Bohart Museum...

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 8:19 AM

Meet the Researchers and the Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper

The tiny three-cornered alfalfa hopper on a grape leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis-based research involving the Grapevine Red Blotch Disease and the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus...

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Citrus Entomology Staff Present at Woodlake Highschool Career Day

Sara Scott and Joshua Reger, Staff Research Associates with the Dept of Entomology, UC Riverside are stationed at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  Their research program centers on citrus integrated pest management.  On October 14, they presented information about citrus fruit and citrus pests for Woodlake High School career day and talked to students about their careers in agricultural research.

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 9:12 AM

Collapsed Feral Bee Colony Saved for UC Davis Public Display

The collapsed feral honey bee colony as it looked on Oct. 4 before it was cut and removed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A collapsed feral honey bee colony in a hollowed-out Eucalyptus tree in a secluded area near the Nut Tree Airport,...

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 8:14 AM

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