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Plans for UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month Moving Right Along

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

Just like a UC Davis double-decker bus, plans are moving right along for the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month), being celebrated throughout the month of February. Remember last year? On Feb. 15, 2020, just before the pandemic hit, 4000 people...

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Fall Weed Management in Lawns and Landscapes

Bermudagrass (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to cool, now is the time to practice weed management for annual cool-season weeds. It's also not too early to consider management for weeds that emerge in springtime. Using integrated pest management...

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:06 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

SUPPRESS® Herbicide for use in Rice Weed Control

SUPPRESS® herbicide applied in test plots on weedy rice (2020).

SUPPRESS® herbicide EC, a product manufactured by Westbridge Agricultural Products, was registered in California in 2015. Its active ingredients are Caprylic Acid and Capric Acid. It is registered for use in organic production, and it is labeled for...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:33 PM
Tags: herbicide (0), Rice (0), SUPPRESS (0), weed science (0), Weeds (0), Weeds Affecting Plants (0)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Why We Need to Teach Science in Elementary School

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

Two adults, apparently not science aficionados, recently asked me: "What is entomology?" Quick answer: insect science. "What is a monarch?"Quick answer: An orange and black butterfly that's the icon of the butterfly world.  Science....

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.
This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.
As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Allie Igwe: The Road to Success

UC Davis doctoral student Alexandria “Allie” Igwe has received a $138,000 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on soil microbial communities and develop novel online tools to increase interest in ecology.

The road to success is paved with soil microbial communities. And education, curiosity, determination, and collaboration. UC Davis doctoral student Alexandria “Allie” Igwe, advised by community ecologist and assistant professor Rachel...

UC Davis doctoral student Alexandria “Allie” Igwe has received a $138,000 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on soil microbial communities and develop novel online tools to increase interest in ecology.
UC Davis doctoral student Alexandria “Allie” Igwe has received a $138,000 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on soil microbial communities and develop novel online tools to increase interest in ecology.

UC Davis doctoral student Alexandria “Allie” Igwe has received a $138,000 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on soil microbial communities and develop novel online tools to increase interest in ecology.

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