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Arbutus flower imaged by Dr. Ruohan Wang (Visiting Professor from Beijing Forestry University) in Dr. Reinhard Jetter lab (UBC Botany) using Olympus SZX10 Stereomicroscope. Arbutus is a broad-leaved evergreen tree distributed only along West coast of Canada and US.
A scanning electron micrograph of Leptopilina japonica, an Asian parasitoid wasp that was found on the UBC Farm. Image courtesy of Jordan Tam (Co-op student) in Dr. Julli Carrillo lab (UBC Applied Biology, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems). They are known to parasitize Spotted Wing Drosophila (D. suzuki), a type of fruit fly that is […]