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Entomology 2020

Entomology 2020: Attendees Note Favorites From Live Sessions

Entomology 2020 continued this week, with four days of live symposia and programming taking place Monday through Thursday. Once again, Entomology Today asked participants to share some of their favorites from the live events, plus more on-demand content they may have watched. Find out what has #EntSoc20 participants buzzing!

mouse tick sampling

A New Guide for Tick Researchers on Working With Mice

Entomologists studying ticks and the disease pathogens they carry must also become adept at handling the host animals that ticks feed on, such as mice. A new article in the open-access Journal of Insect Science offers a guide to do just that, part of a new special collection on protocols in medical and veterinary entomology.

lawn damage

Residential Pest Management: What Do Homeowners Know, and What Do They Do?

Massive quantities of pesticides are applied by homeowners on residential lawns and gardens each year. While some have an understanding of integrated pest management concepts and practice them on their property, many do not and indiscriminately apply pesticides. There is an opportunity for cooperative extension personnel to address this need by providing residential IPM and pesticide education programs.

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