The Surprisingly Fascinating Life Of Periodical Cicadas ft. Dr. Gene Kritsky


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Periodical Cicadas are this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast topic as we join Nicole as she talks with Gene Kritsky

What You’ll Learn

  • What are the different types of Cicada?
  • What is the life cycle of a periodical cicada?
  • What role cicadas play in the environment
  • Where and when do cicadas emerge.
  • How you can help map the 2021 emergence of the periodical cicada Brood X.

Our Guest

Gene Kritsky, PhD is Professor of Biology and Dean of Behavioral and Natural Sciences at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. He is a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received his BA in Biology from Indiana University in 1974, and his MS and PhD in Entomology from the University of Illinois in 1976 and 1977 respectively.

Gene lives with his wife, the artist Jessee Smith, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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