Graduate students in entomology often conduct research on commercial farms during their degree programs. This experience can be valuable for a variety of career paths, both within and beyond agricultural settings. Here's a look at some of the benefits of conducting on-farm research and tips for overcoming challenges, as well.
Feeling rushed? The demands of pursuing a graduate degree can be daunting. Check out these tips and suggestions for optimizing time management—and reducing stress—for graduate students in entomology and related areas of study.
In the United States, the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) has a broad host range and is a serious concern for commercial pulse producers, especially in the Pacific Northwest region. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management examines pea aphid biology and ecology, as well as various management practices.