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Insect puns bug me

Garden Variety, hosted by Charity Nebbe

When the temperatures drop in the fall, suddenly the outdoors become insect-free. Then as soon as it warms up in the spring, many species of insect reappear instantly.

Entomologist Laura Iles joins this episode of Garden Variety to demystify the phenomenon and share strategies different insect species use to survive the winter months.

Laura Iles | Director of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center

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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Aaron Steil is a Consumer Horticulture Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. Aaron contributes his expertise to the Garden Variety podcast and newsletter and to Talk of Iowa's Horticulture Day program.
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio