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Diversity in Career Paths: A Q&A With Five Entomologists

What jobs can we do as entomologists? More than you might think. For students looking ahead at potential career paths, learn from this Q&A with five entomologists working in a wide range of positions, from biotechnology to tourism and more.

Pest Quest

Board Game Teaches the Challenges, Uncertainty of IPM

A group of entomologists developed the board game Pest Quest to bring to life the complex agricultural scenarios and decision-making inherent in integrated pest management. Learn how the game was developed and try it yourself through a new article published in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management.

Cydalima perspectalis adult

Beware, Boxwoods: Another Pest is On the Horizon

Cydalima perspectalis, sometimes known as the box tree moth, is established in Canada and was recently found in the U.S. Feeding by this moth can devastate boxwood plants, which are commonly planted in landscapes across the country. A new review highlights the life cycle and potential impact of this pest and makes recommendations for scouting and management.