Posts Tagged: pollinators
Scott McArt: The Risk of Pesticides to Pollinators
"The use of synthetic chemical pesticides is central to current agricultural practices...
Scott McArt of Cornell will speak on "Pesticide Risk to Pollinators: What We Know and What We Need to Know Better" at the Wednesday, May 4 virtual seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.
Seminar Topics: From Mammoth Wasps to Medflies to Nematodes
Ready to learn about mammoth wasps, medflies, nematodes and pesticide risks to polilnators, or...
Bees will be among the spring seminar topics hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. UC Irvine faculty member Tobin Hammer will speak on "Mystery of the Missing Microbes: Why Do Bees Keep Losing Their Symbionts?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Mediterranean fruit fly will be the topic of UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey's seminar on May 25. (Photo by Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Are Honeybees the Most Effective Pollinators?
There they were. Together. The scene: A honeybee (Apis mellifera) and a bumblebee (Bombus...
A honeybee (Apis mellifera) and a bumblebee (Bombus vosnesenskii) nectaring on a purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in a UC Davis bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the cover of the American Journal of Botany, featuring several species of bees on a sunflower, Helianthus sp, (Cover photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Plant Sale May 20-24: Just Add Pollinators
If you want to draw pollinators to your yard, think of the plants for sale at the teaching nursery...
A honey bee foraging on Salvia "Hot Lips." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee, proboscis (tongue) extended, takes a liking to the Salvia "Hot Lips." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bee checks out the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Flight time! The honey bee prepares to leave Salvia "Hot Lips." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nursery manager Taylor Lewis of the Arboretum Teaching Nursery, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, tends to plants in the nursery. An online public sale is set May 20-24. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These carts will be in use with the UC Davis Arboretum's online plant sales take place May 20-24. Delivery is curbside.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Red Coats Are Coming
The Red Coats are coming. The Red Coats are coming. No, not an army of soldiers. Soldier...
A soldier beetle (family Cantharida) looks out over a milkweed in search of more aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)