Navigation Links
UC Riverside entomologist recognized for research in citrus entomology
Date:4/19/2010

ct and emerge as an adult.

"They are able to locate their specific pest species because they recognize a unique chemical signature associated with the pest," he said.

Luck initially began his work at UCR as a forest and urban entomologist working on the bark beetles in the local mountains and on elm leaf beetle, and urban pest, before becoming involved in the California red scale, which was a major pest of Southern California citrus.

In 2003, he received the International Organization for Biological Control's Distinguished Scientist Award for his research involving the use of host specific natural enemies as a means of suppressing these pests. In pursuing this pest control tactic, Luck carries on a 140-year old tradition that gave rise to the Citrus Experiment Station, now part of the Agricultural Experiment Station at UCR.

"This pest management tactic arose in Southern California citrus because of the successful suppression of an Australian citrus pest, the cottony cushion scale, which was accidentally introduced into Southern California in the middle 1800s," Luck said. "This insect is now rare in California in the absence of pesticide disruption and has remained so for some 140 years."

Luck is the 13th researcher at UCR to receive the Salter Memorial Award. He received the award in January 2010.


'/>"/>

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. UC Riverside lecture: Climate change, bark beetles, environmental markets and sustainability
2. UC Riverside to host 3-day international meeting on drought
3. UC Riverside licenses technology to OlFactor Laboratories, Inc.
4. UC Riversides new state-of-the-art technology to accelerate stem cell research
5. Evolution impacts environment, challenging traditionally held view, UC Riverside study finds
6. UC Riverside biologist is invited speaker at TED Conference
7. UC Riverside plant scientists research ranked on top ten breakthrough list for 2009
8. Kornberg Associates
9. Architects Completes UC Riverside Stem Cell Core Facility Project
10. Evolution of hyperactivity is focus of free public lecture at UC Riverside
11. 3 UC Riverside entomologists honored by Entomological Society of America
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
UC Riverside entomologist recognized for research in citrus entomology
(Date:3/12/2015)... 2015 IriTech, a leading iris based identity ... Texas Instruments Design Network, announced today that the Chief ... IriShield USB MK2120U device during a launching event of ... The iris scanner is manufactured by ... India through its Indian partner, ...
(Date:3/12/2015)... 12, 2015 Beta Systems ... and access management (IAM) solution for a fixed ... Beta System,s new IAM package, customers benefit from ... from multiple IAM implementations across different industries. The ... well as any necessary services and consulting. It ...
(Date:3/11/2015)... , Mar. 11, 2015 Research and Markets ... of the "Access Control Market by Product, Application ... 2020" report to their offering. , ... expected to reach $10.4 billion by 2020, with an ... market report covers the products types such as contact ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Indian States See IriTech's Scanner Bolstering Efficiency of Authentication for Aadhaar 2Indian States See IriTech's Scanner Bolstering Efficiency of Authentication for Aadhaar 3Beta Systems Fast Forward IAM Available Now: a Standardized IAM Package at a Fixed Price 2Global Access Control (Cards & Readers, Biometrics, Controllers, Management Software) Market 2015-2020 - Analysis of the $10 Billion Market 2
... people usually don,t die from a heart attack. But the ... succumb to congestive heart failure, the most common cause of ... hope for achieving what the body can,t do: mending broken ... built a scaffold that supports the growth and integration of ...
... -- A microscopic gene may play a gigantic role when ... to one Kansas State University research team. The team ... Disintegrin and Metalloprotease family, or ADAM family, and its role ... is a good guy or a bad guy in breast ...
... against cancerous tumors, radiation therapy often harms healthy tissue as ... of Tel Aviv University,s Department of Biomedical Engineering is developing ... and minimal damage to surrounding tissue. His innovative ... uses heat to kill the tumor cells but leaves ...
Cached Biology News:A strategy to fix a broken heart 2A strategy to fix a broken heart 3K-State research team investigates mutated gene's role in breast cancer 2A 'magnetic' solution to identify and kill tumors 2
(Date:3/30/2015)... March 30, 2015    Intrexon Corporation ... biology, and Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of ... today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration and license ... T-cell (CAR-T) cancer therapies. This collaboration advances Merck ... that modulate the immune system,s natural ability to ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... N.J. , March 30, 2015  Naldemedine, ... under development by Shionogi & Co., Ltd., met ... III study (COMPOSE I) for the treatment of ... non-cancer pain receiving opioid therapy. Study results showed ... statistically significantly improved the frequency of spontaneous bowel ...
(Date:3/29/2015)... March 29, 2015  Caris Life Sciences® ... in small cell cervical cancer (SCCC) that ... Intelligence®, the company,s panomic, comprehensive tumor profiling ... which may explain sensitivities and resistance to ... of certain biomarkers may guide treatment strategies ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... The consumption of compound fertilizers (NPK) fertilizers ... high prices in 2008. However, the situation has stabilised ... gaining momentum now. , To date, the world annual ... thousand tonnes. No considerable growth was registered in the ... during 2012-2013, registering 11% growth as against the period ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 2Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 3Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 4Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Announces That Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In A Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 2Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Announces That Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In A Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 3Study Using Caris Molecular Intelligence Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Identifies Potential Treatment Strategies for Small Cell Cervical Cancer 2Study Using Caris Molecular Intelligence Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Identifies Potential Treatment Strategies for Small Cell Cervical Cancer 3World NPK Fertilizers Market Keeps On Gaining Momentum, According to BAC Reports Study Available at MarketPublishers.com 2World NPK Fertilizers Market Keeps On Gaining Momentum, According to BAC Reports Study Available at MarketPublishers.com 3
... , SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23 FlowCardia, ... the treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTOs), today announced the appointment ... previously held the position of Executive VP, Sales and Marketing at ... including the last 2 years at FlowCardia. , ...
... , , , ... with Moderate to Severe Post-Operative Pain , ... QRxPharma Limited (Pink Sheets: QRXPY; ASX: QRX) announced today the initiation ... and safety of MoxDuo(TM) IV (intravenous morphine and oxycodone) versus IV ...
... , ST. LOUIS, July 23 Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ... Technology company, reported second quarter 2009 diluted EPS of $0.68 compared ... six months ended June 30, 2009, reported diluted EPS was $1.36, ... months of 2008. Excluding the negative impact of currency, EPS ...
Cached Biology Technology:FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer 2QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy 2QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy 3Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 2Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 3Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 4Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 5Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 6Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 7Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 8Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 9Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 10Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 11Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 12Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 13Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 14Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 15Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 16Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65. 17
Request Info...
CoverWell imaging chamber gasket with adhesive, one chamber, 20 mm diameter, 1.0 mm deep *set of 40* Cell Biology Imaging Tools and Accessories Microscope Slide Accessories...
RECOMBINANT EQUINE TNF ALPHA Product Type: Recombinant Protein...
... as 10X concentrated solutions. REact Buffer SetConsists of ... REact buffers and one 250 microl vial of ... ml vials of REact 1 Buffer four 1 ... ml vials of REact 3 Buffer and four ...
Biology Products: