University of Georgia
UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
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Agroecosystems, IPM and Applied Ecology
Apiculture, Biological Control, Conservation and Pollinator Protection
Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Endocrinology and Genomics
Vector Biology, Livestock and Medical Entomology
Wetland and Aquatic Ecology
Evolutionary Biology and Systematics
Science Literacy and Entomophagy
Honey Bee Program
Integrated Pest Management
Structural Pest Management
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
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Great Georgia Pollinator Census needs more counters
This August, more than 900 Georgians will make history by participating in the first citizen-powered census of pollinators in the United States.
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Posted on 04/12/19
by Merritt Melancon
In most colonies, ants work in service of a single reproductive queen, but that’s not always the way ant societies function.
Lady Beetle Revisited
Posted on 04/11/19
by Sage Barnard
There are more than 6,000 species of lady beetles in the world, most having different natural histories and roles in their environments. Being able to identify the different species is vital to understanding them, and knowing what they look like is typically a major part of that process.
Posted on 04/05/19
by Sadie Lackey
On April 3, almost 70 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students presented their research in the annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Posted on 03/25/19
by Elmer Gray
A horse in Lowndes County, Georgia, has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), one of the most pathogenic among all of the mosquito-borne, encephalitis-causing viruses. EEE is a larger threat below Georgia’s fall line, but rare cases can occur farther north in the state.
Posted on 03/22/19
by Clint Thompson
Ambrosia beetles are swarming south Georgia pecan orchards and farmers should take precautions now, according to Angel Acebes-Doria, pecan entomologist with University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
Spring Ant Control
Posted on 03/18/19
by Merritt Melancon
Whether you have a well-manicured lawn or a wild preserve, almost every landscape in Georgia shares one feature: fire ants.