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UC Blogs
  • A gray hairstreak butterfly, Strymon melilnus, on fava beans. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    A Gray Streak on the Fava Beans

    Seen any gray hairstreaks, lately? No, not on someone's head. This is the butterfly, Strymon melilnus, from the Lycaenidae family, known as the gossamer-winged butterflies. It's an ashy gray butterfly with a white border. You'll also see orange spots...

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    A six-year evaluation of the cumulative impacts of glyphosate impacts on orchard crops.

    Article also published in California Weed Science Society Journal (March 2021 issue) -Brad   Glyphosate is one of the most commonly used herbicides in orchard crops in California both in terms of treated acres and amount of active ingredient...

  • An illustration from Priya Rajarapu's seminar: Top image, Emerald ash borer; lower left, a black-faced leafhopper; and at right, thrips.
    Priya Rajarapu: 'Insect-Plant Molecular Interactions: Stories from Invasive Insects to Disease Vectors'

    April showers bring June flowers, but spring also brings seminars about insects.   Insect physiologist Swapna Priya Rajarapu, a postdoctoral research scholar in the Dorith Rotenberg laboratory at North Carolina State...

  • A honey bee takes a break and cleans her proboscis (tongue) after foraging on a citrus blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Cleaning the Tongue: A, B, C

    So here you are, a honey bee seeking nectar from an unopened citrus blossom. And then your tongue (proboscis) becomes all sticky with pollen, nectar and other particles. What to do: you, the worker bee, take a brief break and clean your...

  • Let the races begin! A scene from the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day cockroach races. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    UC Davis Picnic Day Going Virtual--With Insects, Too!

    It's just not a picnic without insects. And when the 107th annual UC Davis Picnic Day goes virtual on Saturday, April 17, the insects will go virtual, too. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the Bohart Museum...

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Safe Pressure Canning and Freezing Techniques 4/17/2021

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