How the Mighty Mite Conquered the Heart of One Entomologist
Meet Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, Ph.D., assistant professor at Clemson University, expert in biological control in fruit crops, a big fan of mites, and the subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
How Pokémon Opens the Door for Entomology Education
An article in the latest issue of American Entomologist explores the long-running Pokémon game and its implications for engaging kids and adults in entomology. Plus, an analysis of Bug-type Pokémon characters by their suitable real-life arthropod orders.
Anthranilic Diamides Can Potentially Replace Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments in Vegetable Crops
By Rebecca A. Schmidt-Jeffris and Brian A. Nault When used as foliar sprays, neonicotinoids have caused some concern among the general public because — like any pesticide — they can […]
Five Tried-And-True Ways Students Can Make the Most of Entomology 2015
By Rebecca A. Schmidt-Jeffris Chair, Committee on Student Affairs As the national meeting of the Entomological Society of America approaches, students will begin creating posters and practicing their talks for […]