Entomology Today, Oxford University Press provide resources on Zika and its vector

News of the Zika virus—even though infected mosquitoes have not yet been found in the U.S.—has put the spotlight on the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The Entomological Society of America’s blog, Entomology Today, highlights a research team in Argentina that has found a possible control method for the mosquito, and Oxford University Press has a web page that incorporates research articles on Aedes aegypti and Zika virus, blog posts about the mosquito or the virus and podcasts about Zika. Continue reading

USDA Announces $1.2 Million in Available Funding for Aquaculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced more than $1.2 million in available funding to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. This funding is available through the Aquaculture Research Program, administered through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Continue reading