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Jun 13, 2024

Title: (S3:E25) Castle Defense: A Deeper Understanding of Tar spot of Corn Part 1

In this episode Ed talks with Dr. Mathew Helm of the USDA-ARS. The discuss Matt’s work on P. maydis, looking at what makes the pathogen tick and how it gets past the corn plant’s defenses.

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Jun 5, 2024

In this episode Ed speaks with Dr. Tim Widmer of the USDA-ARS. They discuss overseas biological testing labs (OBCLs) and how they are working to keep damage from invasive pests to a minimum.

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May 29, 2024

In this episode Ed talks with Dr. Frederic Miller of the Morton Arboretum. They discuss the periodical cicada emergence of 2024.

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https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/2024-magicicada-broods-xiii-and-xix

https://cicadasafari.org/


May 29, 2024

In this episode Ed talks with Dr. Frederic Miller of the Morton Arboretum. They discuss the periodical cicada emergence of 2024.

Additional Resources

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/2024-magicicada-broods-xiii-and-xix

https://cicadasafari.org/


May 22, 2024

In this episode Ed talks with Dr. Aaron Gassmann of Iowa State University. They discuss Aaron’s recent review publication of Bt use for insect management in row crops.

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How to cite the podcast:

Zaworski, E. (Host) and Gassmann, A. (Interviewee). S3:E21 (Podcast). Beating Insects With BT Part...