- On la remarque sur cet anisodontea … – Jaccueillelanature on The Hornet Hoverfly- Volucella zonaria
- Campus Wildlife Champions – T&L Exchange on Campus Species Lists
- Powdery Mildew Survey 2016 | Culham Research Group on Powdery mildew – 2014
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- Alastair Culham on Mammals
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Author Archives: Waheed
Miner Matters: Eric Carle revisited?
After reading Fay’s blog on the holm oak (Quercus ilex) under attack, I – like you – was in a better position to look for and recognise leaf-mining beasties on campus. What better way to follow her blog than to … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Fagaceae, Insects, Lepidoptera, Moths, Plant Pathology Research Group, Plants Tagged blotch, E. heringella, Ectoedemia heringella, entomology, frass, gallery, Holm oak, Identification, leaf miner, leaf-mine, lepidoptera, microscopy, Pathology, Quercus ilex, Waheed Arshad Leave a comment
Armillaria spp.: attack of the deadly bootlaces!
Even as the days become shorter, there’s always time to admire other forms of biodiversity out there on campus. Take these fungi, for example… I found these last month by Creighton Court (off Northcourt Avenue). I think it could be one … Continue reading
Posted in Fungi, Plant Pathology Research Group Tagged Armillaria, bootlaces, fungal disease, fungi, fungus, honey, Identification, pathogen, Waheed Arshad Leave a comment
Leaf-mining moths going conkers…
While strolling around the campus grounds, have you been wondering what’s happening to our horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L., Sapindaceae) trees? Are those brown leaves really showing signs of an early autumn? These leaves are actually changing colour for a … Continue reading
Posted in Birds, Insects, Lepidoptera, Plants, Sapindaceae Tagged Aesculus hippocastanum, autumn, blue tit, Cameraria ohridella, campus, Cyanistes caeruleus, horse chestnut, larva, larvae, leaf miner, pheromone traps, pupa, pupae, reading university, tree, trees, Waheed Arshad, whiteknights 3 Comments