Posts Tagged: Stacy Hishinuma
If you've ever walked into the courtyard on the 100 block of E Street in downtown Davis, Calif., you've probably noticed the massive black walnut tree near Sophia's Thai Bar and Kitchen. It's about 150 years old, 50 feet in height, and measures about five feet in diameter. And it's dying. What's...
Forest entomologists Steve Seybold (right) and Jackson Audley stand by a 150-year-old black walnut tree on the 100 block of E Street. It is dying of thousand cankers disease. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Walnut twig beetles tunnel into branches and trunks of walnut (Juglans) where they create galleries for mating and reproduction. In association with a canker producing fungus, Tthey cause a disease known as thousand cankers disease. This tree is in downtown Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This massive, 150-year-old black walnut tree on the 100 block of E Street, Davis, is dying of thousand cankers disease. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Her research pursuit of a tiny beetle that is wreaking havoc on walnut and butternut trees throughout the United States has led to a major honor. UC Davis entomology doctoral student Stacy Hishinuma has received and accepted a position in the USDA Pathways Internship Program with the Region 5...
The walnut twig beetle is about the size of a grain of rice. In association with a newly described fungus, it causes thousand cankers disease of walnut and butternut trees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Researchers have a thousand questions about thousand cankers disease (TCD), the newly discovered disease that kills black walnut trees.Chemical ecologist and forest entomologist of Steve Seybold of the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Davis, Calif., and a faculty affiliate...
Dying Walnut Trees in Davis
Walnut Twig Beetle