Press Releases

Lanham, MD; January 2, 2013 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA), at the request of ESA President Rob Wiedenmann, recently created a new Presidential Committee charged with leading the effort to establish...
Lanham, MD; December 10, 2012 – Alternative means of controlling urban insect pests by using ultrasonic frequencies are available and marketed to the public. However, few of these devices have been demonstrated as...
Lanham, MD; November 28, 2012 – Annals of the Entomological Society of America recently announced a new emphasis on integrative and comparative insect biology, and is calling for authors' contributions.
Lanham, MD; November 15, 2012 – The winners of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology were announced Sunday, November 11 during the awards ceremony at Entomology 2012 in Knoxville, TN. Each winner received a $200...
Lanham, MD; November 12, 2012 – Recommendations and decisions to use “least toxic pesticides” and “pesticides as a last resort” have flourished in the last decade, but according to three...
Lanham, MD; Oct 9, 2012 – The members of the judging panel for the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest have chosen the finalists for each of the four categories. The winners from each category will be...
Lanham, MD; Oct 9, 2012 – A new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology reports that live insects were found in 47% of firewood bundles purchased from big box stores, gas stations and grocery stores...
Lanham, MD; Oct 1, 2012 – Dr. Mark E. Whalon, professor of entomology and the director of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems at Michigan State University, has been selected by the Entomological Society of...
Lanham, MD; September 28, 2012 -- Tadpole shrimp are pests of rice production systems in California and have recently been found impacting Missouri and Arkansas rice fields. The shrimp feed on rice seedlings and uproot...
Lanham, MD; September 28, 2012 -- The apple flea weevil, a sporadic insect pest in the early 1900s, has reemerged as a severe pest in organic apple orchards in Michigan, where outbreak population levels have been...