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Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work

Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Seven professors, nominated by their peers and students, were recognized with Awards of Distinction.
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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. The award was presented at the annual Awards of Distinction Ceremony luncheon recently at the Student Union Memorial Center on campus. Sponsored by the UA provost, the prize was established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000 and consists of a one-time award
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Sticky cotton prevention requires total industry involvement | Farm Press Blog

The global agricultural industry has its list of challenges. Quality always remains a top priority across the farming sector, including the cotton industry.
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Ouch! Scientist endures thousands of insect stings to measure which hurts most | CBC News (Radio-Canada)

Ouch! Scientist endures thousands of insect stings to measure which hurts most | CBC News (Radio-Canada) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
File this one under the category of jobs you likely don't want to have. An Arizona scientist undured thousands of bites and stings from ants bees and wasps to determine which one of them has the most painful sting.
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Pigeons Present Public Health Concerns | UANews

California wildlife officials this year have been urging the public to get rid of their bird baths and feeders.

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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Multiple Bt toxins not a panacea for pest control | Ag Professional

Multiple Bt toxins not a panacea for pest control | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by University of Arizona scientists shows.
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Central information website for the global seed industry | SeedQuest

Central information website for the global seed industry | SeedQuest | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by UA scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could improve management practices for current biotech crops and promote development of new varieties that are more effective and more durable.
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University of Arizona goes green with new grant program funds | Arizona Daily Wildcat

University of Arizona goes green with new grant program funds | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA Green Fund is a way for students and faculty to be a part of making campus a more sustainable environment.
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Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech | Midwest Missenger (Omaha NE)

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be
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Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler born July 6, 1938 in Red Bank, NJ, passed away December 7, 2014 after a long illness.

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Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control | UANews

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by University of Arizona scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could improve management practices for current biotech crops and promote development of new varieties that are more effective and more durable.
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Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | (e) Science News

Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | (e) Science News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by UA scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could improve management practices for current biotech crops and promote development of new varieties that are more effective and more durable.
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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | Yuma News Now

Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity

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Old World bollworm poised to breach American border | Farm World Online

Of possible major consequence to U.S. farming operations is the Old World bollworm, considered by crop producers in Brazil and by the USDA as a serious threat to agriculture that could disrupt commercial production of corn, cotton, small grains, soybeans, peppers and tomatoes.
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The buzz on saving bees as populations dwindle | Arizona Republic

The buzz on saving bees as populations dwindle | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Finding a hive at your house or place of business doesn't always mean having to kill the unwanted bees. Some companies will come and relocate them.
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No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man's Quest To Quantify Bug Stings | NPR

No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man's Quest To Quantify Bug Stings | NPR | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How much does a bee sting hurt, exactly? How about a bullet ant bite? To help find an answer, an entomologist has built an index ranking insect stings — after getting stung over a thousand times.
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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control | PressReleasePoint

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control | PressReleasePoint | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Introduction of transgenic crops producing two or more Bt toxins has been spurred in part by pest resistance to transgenic crops that produce only one toxin. Red circles show the seven cases where pest resistance has reduced control of a target pest by a Bt crop; the other circles depict the resistance status in 20 other cases. (Photo: Bruce Tabashnik/UA)
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Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | Science Daily

New findings could improve management practices for current biotech crops and promote development of new varieties that are more effective and more durable. Despite extensive planting of transgenic cotton that produces two toxins active against the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), insecticide sprays against this voracious caterpillar pest have increased in the United States, experts say.
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Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins Not a Panacea for Pest Control | Science Newsline

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins Not a Panacea for Pest Control | Science Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by UA scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could improve management practices for current biotech crops and promote development of new varieties that are more effective and more durable.
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Speaker Series to Feature 'Genius Grant' Winners | UANews

Speaker Series to Feature 'Genius Grant' Winners | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Exceptional creativity, significant accomplishment, boundless potential — the University of Arizona’s MacArthur Fellows exemplify all three. From neuroscience and astronomy to linguistics, ethnobotany and anthropology, these scholars are changing the world. For the first time, a dedicated speaker series will explore and celebrate the innovation and impact of the MacArthur Fellows' work.
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Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | Yuma News Now

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible.



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Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | Phys.org

Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by UA scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could improve management practices for current biotech ...
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Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | Science Codex

Transgenic crops: Multiple toxins not a panacea for pest control | Science Codex | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Strategies for delaying insect resistance to transgenic crops rely on assumptions that often are overly optimistic, a new study led by UA scientists shows. Published as an advance online publication by the journal Nature Biotechnology, the findings could
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