Published on July 30, 2019
Read the latest news and highlights of the MSU Department of Entomology in the Summer 2019 issue of Bugged.
Published on July 24, 2019
As a pest that feeds on a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, pest management of brown marmorated stink bugs likely means biological control.
Published on July 11, 2019
A new 2019 update is now available for the most complete guide to protecting pollinators while gardening, growing flowers or managing trees, shrubs or turfgrass in urban areas.
Published on July 9, 2019
One’s work will make habitat for bees safer, while the other will manipulate plant odors to confuse insect pests or encourage their natural enemies.
Published on July 8, 2019
Undergraduate student Megan Andrews says she discovered insects are interesting and underrated. Since working in the Gut lab, she has changed her major to pursue a career in entomology.
Published on July 2, 2019
A team of scientists, including two from Michigan State University, has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Published on June 28, 2019
Graduate student Max Helmberger is passionate about communicating the importance of soil and insects in an engaging way. He supplements his research by developing clay animation and card games.
Published on June 18, 2019
A new state policy will allow installation of solar arrays on preserved farmland if pollinator protection practices developed in a scorecard by Michigan State University entomologists are followed.
Published on May 20, 2019
Karim Maredia has been named a senior global scholar and the director of agriculture and natural resources international programs in the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Published on May 7, 2019
As of May 1, 2019, this new invasive pest is not known to be in Michigan. Learn how to identify it and take steps to slow its spread.
Published on May 6, 2019
Michigan State University is a partner institution on a five-year, $30 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to establish an Egyptian Center of Excellence for Agriculture.
Published on May 1, 2019
Most plants need pollination to reproduce and grow fruit. While some plants are wind-pollinated, many require assistance from insects, bats, hummingbirds or other animals.