Backyard Orchard News
“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have not more than four years to...
Honey Bee on Almond
You may have heard about the "Bug Boot Camp" that ant specialist Phil Ward, professor of entomology...
Deep in the bowels of Briggs Hall on the UC Davis campus, entomology graduate student Kelly Hamby...
Close-up of Drosophila
Pheromone traps should already be out in your orchards for California red scale, citrus cutworm, citrus peelminer and citrus leafminer if these are of monitoring interest for you.
It is always more accurate to have the traps in your own orchard, however, you also can view our web site to get the general population trends for red scale. http://ucanr.org/sites/KACCitrusEntomology/
Citrus peelminer pheromone is so weak that it is not commercially available but if you go to my web site, we wil post the first appearance of this pest for Tulare County.
Researchers in the Walter Leal lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology, are engaging in some...