UCR

Department of Entomology



News Archive


Calendar Year 2005

First Set

Staff Research Associate Steve McElfresh discusses alfalfa butterflies details...

Professor Thomas Perring discusses eradicating Coachella Valley carob moth details...

Specialist Les Greenberg is interviewed on fire ants in Orange County details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses avocado thrips details...

Entomologist Greg Ballmer researches checkerspot butterfly details...

Professor Tim Paine researches lurp controlling parasite details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton Cardwell researching Diaprepes root weevil details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle on the glassy-winged sharpshooter details...

Second Set

Professor Tim Paine elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science details...

Entomologist Rick Vetter discusses daddy long legs myths details...

Professor Peter Atkinson researching novel method of malaria control details...

Professor Tim Paine and Musuem Scientist Doug Yanega discuss boring beetles details...

Entomologist Rick Vetter discusses the benefits of having spiders details...

Professor John Heraty discusses use of wasp in controlling flies details...

Department mourns passing of Louis Riehl details...

Entomologist Steve McElfresh researching alfalfa butterflies details...

Third Set

Entomologist Rick Vetter discusses hobo spiders details...

Professor Rick Redak researches fences in controlling sharpshooters details...

Professor Brad Mullens discusses West Nile virus details...

Extension Specialist Alec Gerry discusses West Nile infections details...

Entomologist Greg Ballmer discusses Dehli flower-loving fly details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusees AHB infestations details...

Entomologist Gordon Pratt discusses endangered butterfly details...

Fourth Set

Taft Elementary school children play with bugs at UCR Entomology outreach details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses plants that provide a 'honey bonanza' details...

Distinguished Professor Brian Federici researching "superbugs" for West Nile details...

Entomologist Rick Vetter discusses Arizona brown spider details...

Distinguished Professor Ring Cardé and Entomologist Greg Ballmer discuss proliferation of painted lady butterflies details...

Distinguished Professor Brian Federici discussesparasitoid wasps using viruses as a weapon details...

Professor Mike Rust weighs in on German cockroach study details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses parasitic threat to bees details...

Calendar Year 2006

First Set

Professor Thomas Miller discusses insect gene alteration details...

PhD candidate Betsy Boyd wins Entomological Society of America President's Prize details...

Entomologist Dennis Bideshi researches Genomic sequence of Spodoptera frugiperda Ascovirus 1a details...

Department mourns death of Professor Emeritus Martin Barnes details...

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter dispels hobo spider bites details...

Professor Robert Luck researches parasitizing wasps as a biological control for citricola scale details...

Professor Mike Adams and Graduate Student Jeremy Allison win Entomological Soceity of American awards details...

Professor Joe Morse to speak at Citrus Research seminar in Indio details...

Second Set

Professor Rick Redak receives $12,000 grant conduct an 11-month research project on arthropods in the Mojave Desert details...

Professor Jocelyn Millar studies blister beetle pheremones details...

Professor Tim Paine elected fellow of the Entomological Society of America details...

Extension Specialist Nick Toscano researching glassy-winged sharpshooters in Arizona details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell organizing team researching Asian citrus psyllid details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle on researching glassy-winged sharpshooter details...

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter discusses brown recluse spider myths details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell discusses citrus peelminer pest control details...

Third Set

KCET-TV visit to UCR Insectary details...

Entomologist Les Greenberg and Professor Mike Rust demonstrate a reduction in Argentine ants in an organic citrus grove using ant bait stations containing liquid toxicants details...

Entomologist Don Reierson and Professor Kirk Visscher researching ways to reduce yellow jacket populations details...

UCR entomologist Max Badgeley passes away details...

Professors John Trumble and Richard Stouthamer researching tomato psyllids details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses glassy-winged sharpshooter in Tahiti details...

Entomologist Les Greenberg on the effect of state funding cutbacks on fire ant control details...

Entomologist Don Reierson speaks on Advion bait for ants/cockroaches details...

Professor Kirk Visscher studying how honeybees choose new hives details...

Students celebrate Earth Day with outreach visit from UCR Entomology details...

Professor Tim Paine involved in study of wasp to control spotted gum psyllid details...

Fourth Set

Extension Specialist John Klotz discusses proliferation of bed bugs details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle to speak at 100th anniversary of Citrus Experiment Station details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell researching Diaprepes root weevil details...

Entomologist Rick Vetter dispels daddy long legs myth details...

Professor Kirk Visscher studying possible reversal of Colony Collapse Disorder details...

Extension Specialist Nick Toscano studying effects of glassy winged sharpshooter in Temecula Valley Wine Country details...

Professor Tom Perring discusses new approach to carob moth pest control details...

Calendar Year 2007

First Set

Entomologist Alexis Park studies the swarming behavior of European honeybees details...

Assistant Professor Christiane Weirauch's presentation on assassim bugs details...

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter discusses "kissing bugs" details.....

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter's offer to ID brown recluse spiders details...

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter discusses recluse bites details...

Entomologists Mike Rust and Les Greenberg study fire ants details...

Professor Tom Miller discusses genetic engineering for grape pests details...

Extension Specialist Alec Gerry discusses role of flies in Newcastle disease details...

Entomologists Ring Carde, Tim Paine and Marshall Johnson research light brown apple moth details...

Second Set

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mir Mulla honored in 2-day symposium details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle studies lemon tree thrip pest details...

Entomologist Matt Blua discusses threat to oleander from sharpshooters details...

Professor John Trumble discusses effects of global warming on insects details...

Professor Richard Stouthamer discusses Mexican avocado scale details...

Entomologist Nilima Prabhaker researches vine mealybugs details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses effect of imported Mexican avocado pests details...

Third Set

Seized endangered butterflies donated to Entomological Research Museum details...

Entomologists Rick Vetter and Nancy Hinkle discuss brown recluse spider research details...

Professor Tim Paine discusses bark beetles in San Bernardino forests details...

Entomologist Lisa Forster part of BrassWorks ensemble details...

Professor Peter Atkinson discusses transgenic mosquitoes relevent to malaria details...

Senior Museum Scientist Doug Yanega discusses colony collapse disorder in bees details...

Senior Museum Scientist Doug Yanega discusses effect of dry weather on insect populations details...

Senior Museum Scientist Doug Yanega dispels spider myths details...

Professor Joe Morse discusses invasive pest on Mexican avocados details...

Entomologist Gordon Pratt discusses butterflies details...

Professor Rick Redak discusses effect of cold weather on insects details...

Professor Joe Morse discusses blueberry threat by citrus thrips details...

Entomologist Greg Ballmer researches Delhi Sands flower loving fly details...

Staff Research Associate Imad Bayoun and his relationship to the Muslim community details...

Extension Specialist Alec Gerry discusses increase in bedbug infestations details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle wins ESA award details...

Greg Ballmer discusses effects of wildfires on insect populations details...

Spider myths dispelled on UCR Entomology website details....

Fourth Set

Entomologist Thomas Miller discusses fruit fly heart anatomy details...

Extension Specialist Alec Gerry discisses flies and Newcastle disease in poultry details....

Extension Specialist Marshall Johnson researches light brown apple moth details...

Extension Specialist Marshall Johnson researches light brown apple moth details...(pheromones)

Extension Specialist Marshall Johnson researches light brown apple moth details...(pheromones - Metro Santa Cruz)

Extension Specialist John Klotz researches Argentine ants details...

Assistant Specialist Gordon Pratt on the Lange's metalmark butterfly details...

Extension Specialist Alec Gerry interviewed on bedbugs details...

Calendar Year 2008

First Set

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell on the Asian citrus psyllid details... (LA Times)

UCR Linnaean team wins national championship at ESA conference details... (Press Enterprise)

Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus Nick Toscano and Assistant Specialist Nilima Castle working on best management practices for winter vegetables pest control details...

UCR Linnaean team a "powerhouse" at this year's ESA competition details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses genetically engineered insects as a viable method of pest control details...

Research Associate Rick Vetter dispels daddy long-legs myth details...

Extension SpecialistBeth Grafton-Cardwell on the Asian citrus psyllid details... (Western Farm Press)

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses bees' "waggle dance" details...

Extension Specialist John Klotz publishing a review of animals and insects that can trigger an allergic response details...

Specialist Les Greenberg discusses biological control for fire ants details....

Extension Specialist Marshall Johnson tracking olive psyllid details...

Specialist Les Greenberg discussesfire ants in Rialto details....

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle reviews effect of moth quarantine on grape harvest details...

Professor Bill Walton discusses use of mosquito fish against mosquitors details...

Second Set

Professor Nancy Beckage discusses ancient virus infecting wasps details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell on the Asian citrus psyllid details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses spread of Africanized honeybees into Utah details...

Senior Research Associate Greg Montez on the light brown apple moth and delusory parasitosis details...

ProfessorJocelyn Millarand Graduate Student Rebeccah Waterworth develop combination lure for mealybugs details...

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell on the Asian citrus psyllid details...(Redlands Daily Facts)

Extension Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell on the Asian citrus psyllid details...(LA Times)

Retired Research Associate Greg Ballmer discusses threatened extinction of the quino checkerspot butterly details...

ProfessorJocelyn Millarand Graduate Student Rebeccah Waterworth develop combination lure for mealybugs details... (Western Farm Press)

Researcher Les Greenberg discusses ants' chemical signals details...

Calendar Year 2009

First Set

ProfessorJocelyn Millarand Graduate Student Rebeccah Waterworth develop combination lure for mealybugs details...

Extension Specialist Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell discusses citrus 'greening: details...

UCR Entomology Department assisting in testing of organic pesticide against gnats details...

Researcher Les Greenberg discusses ants' chemical smells details...

Professor Brian Federici discusses polydnaviruses in wasp species Chelonus inanitus and Cotesia congregata details...

Professor Nancy Beckage dicusses polydnaviruses descended from a type of nudivirus that infected wasps millions of years ago details...

Extension Specialist Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell discusses Asian citrus psyllid details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses Africanized honeybees details...

Rick Vetter discusses "miracle"brown recluse spider bite details...

Professor Jocelyn Millar discusses pheromones of sea lampreys details...

Entomologists Nancy Hinkle and Rick Vetter discuss rarity of brown recluse spiders in Georgia details...

Extension Specialist Emeritus Nick Toscano discusses possible rise of Pierce's disease details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses the Asian citrus psyllid details...

Professor John Trumble and Graduate Student Casey Butler studying effecacy of rising temperatures on insect feeding habits details...

Professor Alex Raikhel named to National Academy of Science details... 

Entomology Outreach Program sets records details...

Second Set

Professors Mike Rust, Jocelyn Millar and Graduate Student Dong-Hwan Choe studying pheromones given off after an ant's death details...

Assistant Professor Anand Ray wins $100,000 grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation details...

Research Associate Dave Hawks researches rain beetles details...

Professor Mike Rust researching efficacy of orange oil on termites details...

Extension Specialist Emeritus Nick Toscano researching Pierce's disease in Temecula vineyards details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses Asian citrus psyllid details...

Professor Kirk Visscher discusses coordinated bee defensive behavior details...

Senior Museum Scientist Doug Yanega elected member of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) in London details...

Extension Speciallist John Klotz discusses the onslaught of Argentine ants details...

Extension Specialist Mark Hoddle discusses when predators become pests themselves details...

Professor John Trumble and Graduate Student Casey Butler research effects of warmer temperatures on insect populations details...

Professor John Trumble and Graduate Student Kris Hladun research high levels of selenium in plant nectar possilby affecting bees details...

Staff Research Associate Rick Vetter dispels myths about spiders details...


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