Monthly Archives: April 2013

Citizen (Soil) Science: Predicting 17 Yr Cicada Arrival

The 17 year cicada (genus┬áMagicicada) will emerge on the American east coast again this year in just a few days. As nymphs (grubs) they feed on the xylem fluid of deciduous tree roots. The xylem in plants is basically the … Continue reading

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