Student Research Spotlight - Luca Franzini
December 5, 2014
This is the 12th, and final, short news article written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Insecticides foster 'toxic' slugs, reduce crop yields
December 4, 2014
Insecticides aimed at controlling early-season crop pests, such as soil-dwelling grubs and maggots, can increase slug populations, thus reducing crop yields, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of South Florida.
Entomologists hope vigilance, research stop newly discovered spotted lanternfly
November 17, 2014
People seeing the spotted lanternfly for the first time are struck by its sometimes-flashy appearance. But don't let its colorful, butterfly-like veneer fool you, caution entomologists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Student Research Spotlight - Amanda Catena
November 14, 2014
This is the 11th of twelve short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
The Spotted Lanternfly, a New Insect Pest Detected in Pennsylvania
November 10, 2014
The spotted lanternfly is native to China, India, Japan, and Vietnam and has been detected for the first time in the United States in northeastern Berks County, Pennsylvania.