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Upcoming Urban Entomology Events

March 21, 2018

27th Annual UCR Urban Pest Management Conference
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Current Urban Entomology News

  • Entomologist John Trumble, from UC Riverside, says warmer temperatures are making a pest of potatoes and tomatoes more abundant in California. See More
  • A research team that includes John Trumble, a distinguished professor of entomology at the University of California, Riverside, has won the Integrated Pest Management Team Award from the Entomological Foundation, a national organization that aims to educate young people about science through insects. 
  • Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, the award “recognizes the successful efforts of a small collaborative work team approach to pest control.”  Trumble and the other members of the team will receive the award — an inscribed statue — on Nov. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., during the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. See More
  • How are chemical pesticides impacting honey bees? How can the spread of the deadly Asian citrus psyllid be controlled by a wasp, its natural enemy? Could the olive fruit fly be similarly controlled? How could oils control snails and bugs? And what exactly is the Bagrada bug? Entomologists from the University of California, Riverside will address these and many other bug-related questions at a conference on Sept. 19 at the South Coast Winery Resort and Spa, 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, Calif. See more
  • The expertise of entomologists at the University of California, Riverside has a worldwide impact, with researchers tracking down the natural enemy of the Asian citrus psyllid in Pakistan, identifying insecticidal fungi to control katydids in Papua New Guinea, suppressing the cottony cushion scale in the Galapagos Islands, and collecting red palm weevils in Southeast Asia – to name just a few research projects.
  • Rapid Evolution Within Single Crop-growing Season Increases Insect Pest Numbers. See More
  • We are pleased to announce that Beth Grafton-Cardwell has agreed to lead the Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases initiative.
  • Thomas Miller and Bob Krieger are among the ten researchers at the University of California, Riverside named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read more.
  • 2010 - ESA IPM Team Awards - Michael Rust, Les Greenberg, John Klotz (Emeritus), and Donald Reierson. Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell was awarded the 2010 ESA Recognition Award in Entomology.
  • Professor Mike Rust briefs the 22nd World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Calgary, Canada on the efficacy of imidacloprid against fleas details...

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department of Entomology

Urban Entomology
College Building North

Tel: (951) 827-5327
Fax: (951) 827-3086