A biocontrol program deploying a leaf-feeding beetle and a stem-boring weevil in eastern Africa against the invasive weed Parthenium hysterophorus is proving successful and is set to become a key component of integrated pest management programs to control the weed.
Participating in student government can give entomology students a chance to apply their skill sets to campus challenges while making new connections and gaining valuable career experience as well.
The year 2020 has been a memorable one, to say the least. Take a look back at some highlights from all the news and stories shared at Entomology Today.
Meet Yuanmeng Miles Zhang, Ph.D., research associate at the USDA Systematic Entomology Lab at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, parasitoid-wasp expert, meme aficionado, Beijing native, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.