Welcome to the UCR Urban Entomology Program
The Urban Entomology Program at the University of California, Riverside has a long tradition of research, outreach and partnership in dealing with urban insect management.
The program has developed into an important area of entomology research and teaching specialization since its beginnings in 1975.
UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference (UCR UPMC) ONLINE in 2020
29th Urban Pest Management Conference 2020 -- ONLINE. Due to UCR campus closure associated with COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 UPMC is now organized in an online webinar format taking place May 18 - 20, 2020. Topics to be covered (webinars): Managing...
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A Closer Look: Argentine Ant Control
PCT MAGAZINE -- Research out of UCR finds that even though Argentine ant control is labor intensive, the use of various formulations of perimeter sprays and baits may help reduce treatment times for PMPs. Editor’s note: This research was conducted...
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Dr. Chow-Yang Lee Joins UC-Riverside
PCT MAGAZINE -- Acclaimed entomologist Dr. Chow-Yang Lee recently joined the University of California, Riverside, Department of Entomology as endowed presidential chair in Urban Entomology. His official start date was July 1. Lee comes to UC-Riverside from the Universiti Sains...
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Some Bugs Like it Hot: Climate Change and Agricultural Pests
Potato grower Brian Kirschenmann bent over the deep green plants in his field in New Cuyama, nestled in a verdant valley an hour southwest of Bakersfield, and looked at the bottom of each leaf. Next to him, his crop advisor...
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