|Entomology Faculty Members receive AgSEED Awards|
Purdue Agriculture News
March 4, 2014
Entomology faculty members Matt Ginzel, Cate Hill, Ian Kaplan and Christian Krupke are among those awarded state-funded grants. The initiative is called AgSeed. Grzesiek Buczkowski was also a Co-PI on an AgSEED proposal. To view the entire article, just click on AgSEED Grants.
|Cockroach Friends of Mine|
On Six Legs
February 27, 2014
To most people, the word cockroach is sure to elicit some expression of disdain, if not outright revulsion. Indeed, cockroaches are a group of insects that are almost universally viewed as some of the most disgusting creatures on the surface of the earth.
It is not real easy to explain why cockroaches have managed to become one of the most reviled of all the insects. It is fairly obvious why we humans don't like those insects, such as the bees and wasps that sting. Insects such as mosquitoes that suck blood and can transmit disease organisms certainly have earned the wrath we bestow upon them. And those insects that eat our plants or our possessions, well grumbling about them seems justified.
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|Alumnus Robert Bruce Cummings dies in LaPorte|
What's New LaPorte?
September 27, 2013
Entomology alumnus Robert Bruce Cummings (BS '57, MS '64) died last September in LaPorte, Indiana. Bruce earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees at Purdue. To read the entire obituary, click R B Cummings obit.
|Adam Witte advises Indiana State University on EAB|
Februsry 20, 2014
Adam Witte, Exotic Forest Pest Educator, was recently consulted for comments by WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana regarding the invasion and treatment of Emerald Ash Borer. For the complete news segment, click on Adam's comments.