Fang Zhu

Fang "Rose" Zhu Assistant Research Professor Areas of Interest Functional genomics of insect adaptation to environmental stresses. Education: Shandong Agricultural University; China Agricultural University; Auburn University Publications         Department of Entomology Washington State University Pullman, WA 99164-6382 Office: FSHN 261 Phone: 509-335-7908 E-Mail: fang.zhu@wsu.edu Dr. Zhu's Lab site » More ...

Specialized Beekeeping Courses

  Rearing High Quality Queens WSU-Pullman - Sunday, June 11, 2017 Two, one day workshops in different locations will present what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented. The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations. Students will… » More ...

Arthur L. Antonelli

Specialization and Areas of Particular Interest Major Research Interests: Adelgids and Spider Mites. Responsible for IPM and affiliated entomological education programs for all agricultural crops in western Washington, including livestock (statewide); however, in some years, the greatest program emphasis is on urban entomology which addresses both ornamental pests and pests of humans (medical), pets (veterinary),… » More ...

Entomology Fall Seminar Series

All seminars at noon on Thursdays in FSHN 354, unless otherwise indicated DECEMBER 6 - Viveka Vadyvaloo, Allen School for Global Animal Health, WSU, “Molecular mechanisms of bubonic plague transmission from its flea vector” 13 - Robert Zinna, PhD student (Lavine), Proposal Seminar, “Horns. Horns! Horns!?!” Past Seminars SEPTEMBER 6 - Axel Elling, Department of… » More ...

David Crowder

David Crowder Professor Research My research deals with the ecology of arthropod communities. Most of my work is conducted in agricultural systems, at the interface between basic and applied ecology. My interests are broad, currently focusing on five areas: Arthropod natural enemy biodiversity and herbivore control Landscape effects on predator and prey populations Patterns of… » More ...

WSU Urban IPM & Pesticide Safety Education

Working throughout the state, WSU Extension Integrated Pest Management Program provides a wide variety of research-based information to students, growers, structural pest control operators, landscape professionals, schools, and homeowners. Click here to see a comprehensive list of courses offered this fall through next spring.       » More ...

Flight of the Alkali Bee

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May 3, 2012, Nella Letizia, CAHNRS - Marketing, News, and Educational Communications New Study to Follow Insect’s Population, Flight Path over U.S. Highway 12 PROSSER, Wash.—Can a bee learn to fly over, instead of across, a busy highway? WSU entomologist Douglas Walsh is working with the Washington State Department of Transportation to find out. Walsh… » More ...

Assistantship Opportunities

PhD Assistantship for Integrated Pest Management on Hops Posted 11/25/2014 The Department of Entomology at Washington State University is offering a new graduate research assistantships for candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in Entomology starting as soon as January 1, 2015. This assistantship will offer full support for 4 years based upon a recently awarded… » More ...

Entomology 362

Fundamentals of Beekeeping (Beekeeping Lab) Credits: 1 Prerequisites: ENTOM 361 Instructor: W.S. Sheppard Text: None.   OBJECTIVES OF COURSE To provide the student with practical, hands-on experience in beekeeping. LABORATORY OUTLINE Number of Periods & Topic 1 Safe handling of honey bees, equipment setup, installation of honey bees 1 Colony inspection, population growth, nutritional requirements… » More ...