Thursday, February 28, 2019

Arthro-Pod EP 56: Brrr! Are the bugs frozen?

With the polar vortex descending upon much of the Midwestern US, there are lots of people wondering if Old Man Winter is killing those pesky bugs. The short answer is, no probably not! For the long answer, tune in to hear Jody, Mike, and Jonathan discuss insect overwintering strategies!

Show notes:

Some basics on insect overwintering:

Stink bug article

XKCD Comic

Frozen nematodes return to life

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