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Researchers Try to Head Off “Murder Hornets” Coming into US
Asian giant hornets were found for the first time in Washington State and could reemerge in the spring.
Researchers Try to Head Off “Murder Hornets” Coming into US
Researchers Try to Head Off “Murder Hornets” Coming into US

Asian giant hornets were found for the first time in Washington State and could reemerge in the spring.

Asian giant hornets were found for the first time in Washington State and could reemerge in the spring.

agroecology
Eavesdropping on Soil Insects Could Aid Pest Management
Michael Graw | Nov 1, 2019 | 5 min read
Insects in the soil are difficult to monitor, but listening in on the noises they make could help farmers detect pest infestations and improve estimates of biodiversity.
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Opinion: Agriculture Must Replace Small Science with Big Science
Sylvie Brouder | Jun 17, 2019 | 4 min read
Agronomic sciences should follow the lead of genetics and other disciplines in sharing data.
Opinion: GE Crops Are Seen Through a Warped Lens
Rod A. Herman, Nicholas P. Storer, and Bryan Delaney | Feb 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Risks that pertain to all manner of new crops are often misattributed to genetic engineering. This distorts the public’s view of the technology.
a bumblebee on an orange flower
New Pesticide Affects Bumblebee Reproduction
Shawna Williams | Aug 15, 2018 | 2 min read
Sulfoxaflor, an alternative insect-killer to older chemicals that decimate pollinators, turns out to kneecap colonies.
Amélie Gaudin studies how plants survive harsh environments
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2017 | 3 min read
The UC Davis agroecologist grew up on a farm and now works to help farmers grow more resilient crops.
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