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Fun with eucraniines!

During my February/March 2015 visit to Argentina, I had the opportunity to travel to west-central provinces of San Juan and San Luis with Federico Ocampo… 1,229 more words


Michigan State seeks Assistant Professor – Biological Control

The Department of Entomology at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a tenure system position (nine months) in Biological Control at the Assistant Professor rank. We seek individuals with expertise in biological control of arthropod pests and/or weeds and supporting knowledge of insect pathology, predator-prey interactions, multi-trophic interactions, or integrated pest management. 461 more words


Lunedi Logistiques

Etymologists study
the origin of entomologist
entirely on their own, unapologetically.
It’s on more lists than anybody thought.

© Chagall 2016


Agricultural Origin Story

Thanks to National Public Radio (USA):

Who Invented Agriculture First? It Sure Wasn’t Humans

Ants in Fiji farm plants and fertilize them with their poop. And they’ve been doing this for 3 million years, much longer than humans, who began experimenting with farming about 12,000 years ago.

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Are Snails any Good?

Here, in the life hereafter, what use is the study of …..snails. Why is this the next life? Well…. one must really consider the contexts of time and place in the world of one’s life. 736 more words


More Bark Beetle Attacks?

With the persistence of this drought, we may see more bark beetle attacks. For the first time, I witnessed two Ips engraver attacks on the same property. 484 more words