Posts Tagged: alfalfa
Talk about a full schedule! Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, UC Davis...
The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, will be the topic of a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar on Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, will be discussed at the Jan. 5 seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Wikipedia photo by AfroBrazilian)
Day 5 of National Pollinator Week: Meet the leafcutter bee, family Megachilidae. It's a...
A leafcutter bee (family Megachilidae) foraging on Verbena in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The good, the bad, and the bugly... Don't miss the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology...
The larvae of the alfalfa butterfly are major pests of alfalfa. This butterfly is sipping nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Aphids suck the plant juices of alfalfa. This image shows aphids on a tropical milkweed stem and an immature lady beetle (ladybug). The larvae also eat aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The lady beetle, aka ladybug, is a beneficial insect. It can devour some 50 aphids a day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mark your calendar. The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis,...
Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.
In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
For the first butterfly, it was the right place at the right time. An alfalfa or sulfur...
An alfalfa butterfly, Colias eurytheme, nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gotcha! This unfortunate alfalfa butterfly fluttered into the wrong place at the wrong time. In its larval stage, it is a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)