New biological control textbook

My former PhD advisor, George E. Heimpel of the University of Minnesota, along with Nick J. Mills of UC Berkeley, just published a new textbook on biological control. I’ve been fortunate to read most of the draft chapters of this book prior to publication, and I can say that it is the best book on biological control available. Without a doubt. In my opinion, it’s also in the top tier of books available on invasion…

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Quick facts

Image: Part of Table 1 from Pimentel et al. (2005) Ecological Economics. As a new U.S. president-elect prepares to move into the White House, and as we face an increased need to advocate for science-based federal policies, I thought it would be useful to bring together some fact sheets and articles that have eye-catching stats and/or effective arguments advocating for issues relating to the field of entomology. Many of these I pulled from the Entomological…

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