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  • Plant Profiles: Sungold Tomato

    Added June 26, 2017
    Sungold tomatoes. Image from BonniePlants.com.

    Have you eaten Sungold tomatoes? They are a cherry tomato with golden yellow 1” fruits that taste like summer bliss. Although it's a little late in the season, if you can find a Sungold tomato start, please buy one, plant it, and be prepared...

  • IPM: Integrated Pest Management

    Added June 19, 2017
    Soldier caste of drywood, subterranean and dampwood termites.

    Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. IPM can be used to manage any type of pest, from urban to agricultural to natural areas. If you'd like to learn more...

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  • Tabatha Yang of Bohart Museum Lauded for Outstanding Service

    Added June 28, 2017
    Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterfly specimens to a group of students. She received a Citation for Excellence from the UC Davis Staff Assembly for outstanding contributions. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    The Bohart Museum of Entomology came out in force on Monday, June 26 to honor Tabatha Yang,  the recipient of the top award in the service category of the UC Davis Staff Assembly's Citation for Excellence Program. Yang, who joined the Bohart...

  • Citrus farmers bracing to battle huanglongbing

    Added June 28, 2017
    An abandoned orange grove in Florida. (Photo: USDA)

    Two more trees infected with huanglongbing (HLB) disease were identified and destroyed in the days before UC Cooperative Extension and the Citrus Research Board kicked off their spring Citrus Growers Education Seminar in Exeter June 27. The new...

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