UK Ag professors named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

By Katie Pratt Special to KyForward Arthur Hunt and Subba Reddy Palli, professors in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, are among the newest Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Association members elect Fellows for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its application....

UK entomologists make key discovery about insecticide resistance in problematic bed bugs

By Katie Pratt Special to KyForward   Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture have identified 14 molecular markers in bed bugs that allow them to be resistant to pyrethroid insecticides. Pest control professionals commonly use pyrethroids to control bed bugs because of their safety, affordability, effectiveness and longevity.   (Photo from UK College of Agriculture,...