Backyard Orchard News
Medical entomologist Thomas Scott (right), professor of entomology at the University of California,...
Ghouls just like to have fun at Halloween. So do entomologists. When the Bohart Museum of...
Bob Kimsey, Where Are You?
In the San Joaquin Valley, the warm weather has stimulated quite a bit of fall flush. Citrus leafminer loves these new leaves and is attacking all varieities of citrus vigorously. While the damage is unsightly, most varieties of mature trees can take this damage and continue to grow at a normal rate. Nursery trees, new plantings, limes, and lemons with multiple crops in coastal California need insecticides to reduce the damage.
What's a fly doing there?Just soaking up the sun.A fly that landed on one of the two colorfully...
Between the Branches
Briggs Hall at UC Davis is a good place to learn about soapberry bugs. That would be "the rapidly...