Insects et al

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Study: Don’t Look To Bugs To Feed World

Study: Don’t Look To Bugs To Feed World

by Kathy Keatley Garvey — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:03 AM

Crickets are not all that they’re cracked up to be as an alternative, global source of protein.

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Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 19, 2015 03:07 PM

UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.

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Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 29, 2014 03:41 PM

Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.

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Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

by Kathy Garvey and Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 04, 2014 08:54 AM

Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.

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Honey tasting raises bee awareness

Honey tasting raises bee awareness

by John Stumbos — last modified May 15, 2014 01:24 PM

Picnic Day event helps draw attention to delight of honey and plight of bees.

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Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM

It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.

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Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

by Brad Hooker — last modified Mar 14, 2014 08:32 AM

Aquatic ecosystems can be protected when conifers are removed to restore aspen stands.

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Drought puts California forests at increased risk

Drought puts California forests at increased risk

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 12, 2014 08:25 AM

Lack of soil moisture makes trees more susceptible to diseases, insects, and wildfire.

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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

by Dorsey Griffith — last modified Feb 12, 2014 04:33 PM

Award for research on human drug metabolism, transport, and development.

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The secret language of plants

The secret language of plants

by afilmer — last modified Jan 07, 2014 03:07 PM

Communication among plants in response to injury could have positive benefits to crop production.

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Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.

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Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:25 AM

Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.

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Evolution: Ants more closely related to bees than to most wasps

Evolution: Ants more closely related to bees than to most wasps

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 28, 2013 11:23 AM

Ants and bees are more related to each other than to social wasps (yellow jackets, paper wasps). This resolves a long-standing evolutionary question.

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New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:38 PM

Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.

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Natural history museums grow our knowledge

Natural history museums grow our knowledge

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Natural history museums at UC Davis are expanding society’s knowledge about the animals, insects and plants that inhabit our world.

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Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Methyl bromide, a soil fumigant, is about to be phased out. UC researchers are helping growers find methyl bromide alternatives for western crops.

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