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Bonning and Miller publish new aphid resistance technology

Bonning and Miller publish new aphid resistance technology

Inspired by viruses, researchers at Iowa State find new means of protecting plants from aphids

Posted Dec 9, 2013 1:48 pm

AMES, Iowa – A pair of researchers at Iowa State University drew inspiration from viruses in designing a new way to allow plants to protect themselves from aphids, pests that can drastically reduce crop yields. Read more about Bonning and Miller publish new aphid resistance technology

Bonning awarded 2013 Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology

Sept. 11, 2013.

NAN-YAO SU AWARD FOR INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN ENTOMOLOGY—Each year this award is given to an Entomological Society of America member who is able to demonstrate through his/her projects or accomplishments an ability to identify problems and develop creative, alternative solutions that significantly impact entomology. For more information, see the ESA web site.

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Bonning named ESA Fellow

Photograph of ESA president Rob Wiedenmann and Bryony Bonning

 

Annapolis, MD; July 31, 2013 -- The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America elected ten new Fellows of the Society for 2013. The election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration. See the ESA web site for full details. Read more about Bonning named ESA Fellow

Bonning, Palli visit USDA

Photograph of S. Reddy Palli, Sonny Ramaswamy and Bryony Bonning

October 2012. Bryony Bonning and S. Reddy Palli met with Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, the director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture in Washington DC to discuss the proposed NSF Industry / University Cooperative Research Center, the Center for Arthropod Management Technologies. As a fellow entomologist, Dr. Ramaswamy was particularly interested in the proposed center as a mechanism to streamline research within academia with the needs of the agricultural industry sector. Read more about Bonning, Palli visit USDA

ISU researchers study insecticide-free method for control of soybean aphids

Sept. 15, 2009 - ISU researchers study insecticide-free method for control of soybean aphids

AMES, Iowa - Two Iowa State University researchers are examining a new method of controlling soybean aphids without the use of chemical pesticides.

Bryony Bonning, professor of entomology, and Allen Miller, professor of plant pathology and director of the Center for Plant Responses to Environmental Stresses, are looking at a way to genetically modify soybeans to prevent damage from aphids. Read more about ISU researchers study insecticide-free method for control of soybean aphids

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