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Posts tagged with ‘agriculture’

Bugs!

Part of UC Riverside’s Entomology Research Museum collection works with an international network that makes specimens available for research.  

Also on campus, Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research is looking for natural enemies to suppress the uncontrolled populations of a pest called the gold spotted oak borer beetle, which is taking a toll on the well-being of the state’s agricultural industry, as well as the state’s wilderness area. 

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University of California water experts and ag advisors caught an aerial glimpse of how the drought has been affecting California agriculture, including lower water levels at the San Luis Reservoir in Merced County. 

University of California water experts and ag advisors caught an aerial glimpse of how the drought has been affecting California agriculture, including lower water levels at the San Luis Reservoir in Merced County.