Joe Boggs

About the Author Joe Boggs

Joe Boggs is an assistant professor with the Ohio State University (OSU) Extension and OSU Department of Entomology. He works as a commercial horticulture educator for OSU Extension, Hamilton County (Cincinnati). Boggs can be reached via e-mail at

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How Honeylocusts Were Shaped By Extinct Animals

Can’t we all just get along? Way back when, plants and animals coevolved; one to feed the other, and the other to “distribute” the first. Although many of the large animals that helped to disperse seed and continue the development of trees are gone, those trees remain. And so do their ecological anachronisms.