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!
Entomology 2020 began Wednesday, and Entomology Today asked some participants to share some of their favorite symposia, presentations, and posters they've seen thus far. Get a glimpse into the wealth of knowledge available at the ESA Virtual Annual Meeting, happening now through November 25.
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.
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.