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.
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.
Since mid-March, WSU researchers have been scrambling to keep up with a surge of inquiries from concerned property owners.
Honey bee colonies could be safe in the future thanks to a microscopic particle that attracts pesticides, as created by WSU researchers.
There are a lot of different grasshoppers living on our planet. In fact, scientists have discovered more than 11,000 species.
During your morning coffee, noon-time salad, or even that Thanksgiving meal, the honey bee is your constant companion. About a third of our diet depends on pollinated crops, not just fruit and vegetables but also the alfalfa that feeds dairy herds.