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Well-nourished honey bees are better at fighting off a serious microscopic parasite that weakens their immune systems and threatens the health of their colonies, according to a new study from Oregon State University.
Sujaya Rao, a professor and researcher at OSU, is filling the void in wild-bee research by looking at the effect of native pollinators on agricultural and native landscapes. (Eugene Weekly)
Peter Shearer is an entomology professor at Oregon State University and an expert on the brown marmorated stink bug. (Northwest News)
Amy Dreves is a research and extension entomologist at Oregon State University. She says the bug is a type of fruit fly that was discovered in California in 2008. (Country Life)
“I think we are fortunate to be in the position of being able to anticipate the threat from this pest," says Nik Wiman, a postdoctoral associate in Horticulture at OSU.(Growing Produce)