Posts Tagged: agriculture
California this year has faced the COVID-19 pandemic, disastrous wildfires, racial unrest, and...
The Asian giant hornet measures a little less than two inches long. A nest was recently discovered and destroyed near Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Agriculture)
Close-up of the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Agriculture)
Technology matters. It's not enough for entomologists to do research; they must also embrace and...
UC Davis agricultural entomologist Christian Nansen delivering his keynote presentation to the 47th Congress of the Colombian Entomology Society.
Just when folks were beginning to think "it may be over and done" regarding Asian giant hornet...
This is the Asian giant hornet trapped July 14 at Birch Bay, Whatcom County, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Food and Agriculture)
These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.
This map on Stephane De Greef's Facebook page, "Is This a Murder Hornet," shows the 10-mile radius where the Asian giant hornets were found. (Map courtesy of Stephane De Greef)
Hats off to the communicators affiliated with the University of California, Davis, and the UC...
Kira Olmos, 5, of Winters reacts to her first encounter with a stick insect at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. This candid image won a silver award in the ACE competition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A feature story on UC Davis staff academic advisor Elvira Galvan Hack (pictured) won a silver award in the ACE competition. The article, by Kathy Keatley Garvey, traced her success story. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western IPM Center's Steve Elliott won a silver award for his piece on "IPM in Yellowstone."
Diane Nelson of the UC College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences won a bronze award for her piece on "Can Science Save Citrus?"
The wonderful world of insects... Have you ever seen a syrphid, aka hover fly or flower fly, that...
A hover fly that's a bumble bee mimic: this is Volucella bombylans complex. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The hover fly, a Volucella bombylans complex, departs its perch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a fly; not a bee! Side view of the syrphid fly bumble bee mimic, Volucella bombylans complex. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, investigates a pansy. This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)