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Slugs And Snails Coming To A Garden Near You

Krzysztof Niewolny
ISU Professor of Entomology Donald Lewis extends his expertise to talk about slugs and snails.

They’re slimy, gray, hungry and love to eat holes in the leaves of your hostas.

On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Entomologist Donald Lewis, Horticulturist Richard Jauron and Forester Mark Vitosh about slugs and their fellow gastropods – snails. Listeners also get their questions answered about plants and trees.


  • Mark Vitosh, Iowa DNR Forester
  • Donald Lewis , professor of entomology at Iowa State University
  • Richard Jauron,  Iowa State University Extension Horticulture Specialist

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Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa