Tag: entomology

Hawaiʻi Island residents band together to combat little fire ants

Hawaiʻi Island residents band together to combat little fire ants

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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A Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit project is putting effective little fire ant treatment into the hands of local residents.

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Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

February 22, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa and UH Hilo scientists are working to reduce the population of mosquitoes that threaten native bird species.

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UH Hilo graduate student wins at international entomology conference

UH Hilo graduate student wins at international entomology conference

October 21, 2016  |  Comments
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Heather Stever was awarded first place in the 15-minute graduate student oral competition at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology.

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Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

July 3, 2016  |  Comments
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researcher Joanne Yew identifies the spidey gene that keeps insects waterproof.

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New publication on parasites and host plants

New publication on parasites and host plants

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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UH West Oʻahu’s Albie Miles explores host plant associations of two parasites.

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A global perspective on honeybee virus transmission

A global perspective on honeybee virus transmission

February 25, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Ethel Villalobos explains how biology and history provide perspective about honeybee health in the journal Science.

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UH researchers identify new butterfly species to Hawaiian Islands

UH researchers identify new butterfly species to Hawaiian Islands

September 24, 2015  |  5 Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Daniel Rubinoff and William Haines have conclusively identified a newcomer to the Hawaiian Islands: the Sleepy Orange butterfly.

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Wekiu bug research leads to new conservation tool

Wekiu bug research leads to new conservation tool

September 4, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Daniel Rubinoff and UH Hilo’s Jesse Eiben study rare native insects using methods originally developed to track and control agricultural pests.

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Moth lineage provides a key to species diversification

Moth lineage provides a key to species diversification

April 2, 2014  |  1 Comment
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CTAHR entomologists discover that the moth genus, Hyposmocoma, holds insights into Hawaiʻi’s vanished ecosystems.

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Researchers need help saving the Kamehameha butterfly

Researchers need help saving the Kamehameha butterfly

February 17, 2014  |  8 Comments
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Researchers from UH Mānoa are asking the public to help the Kamehameha butterfly and take part in the Pulelehua Project.

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