Meet Ashley Kennedy, Ph.D., BCE, tick biologist, active ESA volunteer, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
A wide variety of insects in the order Hemiptera are known pests of almonds. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management details the biology, ecology, and management options for "true bugs" in almond orchards.
Analysis of tick photos submitted to the TickSpotters program finds three tick species that transmit Lyme and other human diseases are present in hundreds of U.S. counties where previous surveillance had not yet documented them.
A successful science lab is a dynamic, carefully balanced environment not unlike the natural ecosystems that many of us study. Attention to the relationships, individual personalities, and unique stresses of scientific work are all critical to fostering a healthy, balanced lab environment. One entomologist who's worked in roles from undergraduate research assistant to lab leader shares her advice.
Entomologists and plant-protection experts around the world share knowledge through a variety of online early warning systems. Learn about these important information exchanges in a new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management.