Posts Tagged: UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology
Why 'The Bee Team' Is 'The A Team'
"The Bee Team" is "The A Team." Congrats to the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper...
Checking out a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis, is California Master Beekeeper Program director Elina Lastro Niño, associate professor of Cooperative Extension and a member of the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, examining a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
USDA-ARS Researcher to Give UC Davis Seminar on Beech Leaf Disease
In the spotlight: the newly discovered beech leaf disease caused by the nematode, Litylenchus...
Symptoms of beech leaf disease include swelling and darkening of interveinal tissues as well as chlorosis. (Photo courtesy of Paulo Vieira of USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD.)
How a Newly Described Bacteria Species Became a Kimsey
Ever had a bacteria species named for you? No? Well, a newly described bacteria species now...
Former UC Davis doctoral student Matan Shelomi described a new bacteria species from the gut of a Giant New Guinea Stick Insect, Eurycantha calcarata. This is a E. calcarata from the Bohart Museum. Shelomi named the bacteria after UC Davis faculty members Lynn and Bob Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Irene Newton: Inside the Honey Bee Gut
"The honey bee gut is home to varied and diverse bacterial species," says Professor Irene...
A honey bee in flight, heading for a Phacelia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on Phacelia, a popular bee plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollination Ecologist Neal Williams: The Importance of Native Bees
Did you know that California is home to more than 1600 species of undomesticated bees—most of...
A squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This native bee is the yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, emerging from a foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, foraging on a seaside daisy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A native leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelis, on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)