Nominations for Directors of the Northern Guam Soil and Water Conservation Board and SouthernGuam Soil and Water Conservation Board commence July 15, 2016 and shall be accepted at University of Guam CNAS Dean’s office, Agricultural and Life Sciences Bldg., room 206, during normal hours of operation and shall close at 12 NOON Friday August 5, […]
In celebration of the Festival of the Pacific Arts, the College of Natural and Applied Sciences is offering a free e-book. Flora and Fauna of Guam introduces interesting facts about plants and animals, some of which are found only in the Mariana Islands. Visually stunning photographs document magnificent mantas, endangered snails, and rare plants taken by CNAS professors, […]
Students in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) are exceling in their efforts in applying for off-island summer research and study grants. CNAS undergraduates will be gaining valuable training at research institutes and universities in Boston, Washington DC, Missouri, and Costa Rica. Eduardo Biala, biology major at the University of Guam, will be […]
University of Guam, College of Natural & Applied Sciences (CNAS) researchers and extension agents were recently awarded $160,000 in several grants that will assist Guam farmers, gardeners and coconut lovers. The monies were allocated from the USDA Farm Bill 2016 Plant Pest and Disease and Disaster Prevention Program. Dr. Robert Schlub and his team (Roger […]
Some ecological relationships among plants are robust and independent of geography. Expanding the validation of these relationships requires data from under-represented geographic regions and plant groups. Recent research on the Elaeocarpus joga tree from the island of Guam addressed these concerns, and the results appeared in the November 2015 issue of the journal HortScience. Nutrient […]
Roland Quituqua speaks to KUAM News about the danger of invasive insects hitchhiking to Guam on live Christmas trees. Click here to watch the video.
A story by Jerick Sablan on the status of large piles of green waste left in the wake of Typhoon Dolphin. Concerns are expressed about rhino beetles and little fire ants associated with the piles. Please click here to read the full story.
Images Label Data 55f2369aea0fdGuamin bathroomcoll. Jurel Bennett 11-SEP-2015 Diagnostics A spider sample was delivered to Phoebe Wall on Sept. 11, 2015 by Mr. Jurel Bennet, phone 483-5452. The specimen was handed over to Aubrey Moore who pickled it in ethanol and took images. This spider is not in the widow family, as evidenced by lack […]
The following map is under development. This blog post is viewable only by members of the gvb_tree_assessment group. A much more usable map is available here. Red markers indicate trees with “removal” in the recommendations field.
Client Info Mr. Danny Rodrigues, Yigo 653-2974. Images Problem Description July 24 – Mr. Rodriguez phoned Aubrey to report a problem with young coconut fruit. When nuts are cracked open, bare spots are apparent on the inside of the nut. Mr. Rodrigues suspected that the bare spots were caused by an insect, but no insects […]