Posted on October 21, 2016 1:54pm
Undergraduate student Lidia Komondy shares her best experiences with entomology and why she thinks honey bees are cute.
Posted on October 18, 2016 12:57pm
It’s not every day your class project is featured in the world’s leading scientific journal, but it can happen. Just ask Michigan State University graduate students Liz Davidson-Lowe, Bahodir Eschanov, Sara Hermann, Andrew Myers, Logan Rowe and Saisi Xue.
Posted on October 13, 2016 3:23pm
Vegetable entomologist Zsofia Szendrei is leading a team of researchers to develop new tools to help organic cucurbit growers address their most pressing needs with a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture.
Posted on October 13, 2016 11:36am
William “Will” Wetzel, Michigan State University’s new entomologist, is the lead author in a recent study published in “Nature” on why a field with a variety of plants seems to attract fewer plant-eating insects than farm land with just one type of crop.
Posted on October 11, 2016 3:09pm
Entomologists Doug Landis and Ernest “Del” Delfosse have been named fellows of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) for their outstanding contributions to entomology and career achievements that inspire other entomologists.
Posted on September 27, 2016 9:05am
Michigan State University (MSU) agricultural scientist Karim Maredia is the recipient of the International Leadership Award from the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) for his pioneering contributions in food and agriculture, particularly in Africa-India partnerships.
The award was presented to Maredia on Sept. 8 in New Delhi, India by governors of the two Indian states: Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, and the ICFA Chairman. More than 200 senior officials, scientists, farmers and other dignitaries from public and private organizations in India and the international community were present at the award ceremony, including MSU International Studies and Programs Dean Steven Hanson.
Posted on September 15, 2016 10:56am
Two researchers from MSU‘s Department of Entomology, David Smitley and Zachary Huang, are joining a team of scientists led by Rutgers University in a $2.8 million USDA SCRI grant that will work with the ornamental horticulture industry to provide safer plants for pollinators.
Posted on September 7, 2016 10:55am
Posted on August 30, 2016 10:26am
Learn more about Dan Gibson’s research with natural enemies, why he chose Michigan State University for graduate school and what inspired him to study entomology.
Posted on August 23, 2016 3:21pm
In early August, ABC’s Good Morning America chief meteorologist, Ginger Zee, visited the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center to film “Food Forecast: Cherries and beer hops are growing like crazy in Michigan.”