Brandon Hopkins, a WSU honey bee researcher, tells how bees around the world are turning nectar from flowers into sweet, golden honey.
Spittlebugs cause little harm to firm plants such as lavender and daisies but they can damage softer plants like strawberries. Puckered flesh isn’t always caused by slugs. Look for a glob of spittle.
Dr. Universe reveals what the big stink is with insights from Elizabeth Beers, a researcher and entomologist with the WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center.
Doctoral student Adekunle Adesanya studies spider mite DNA for clues to more effective strategies for controlling the crop-destroying critters.
The James and Marilyn Oliver Hyde estate has gifted $1.4 million to support students in Department of Entomology.
All plants need water. Some use interesting strategies to stay alive, notes Charles Cody, a WSU greenhouse manager.
Transplanting fungi to restore native plant populations in the Midwest and Northwest is the focus of efforts by a team of WSU Tri-Cities researchers.
The National Science Foundation appointed WSU’s Stephanie Hampton to direct its Division of Environmental Biology.
Amit Dhingra, genomics and biotechnology, has been honored by the Council on Undergraduate Research for his mentoring of undergraduate researchers.
WSU researchers are refrigerating 100 honey bee colonies to induce a mid-season hibernation. The goal is to kill varroa mites and save bees from colony collapse.