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Overseas Lab Seeks U.S. Weed Control ‘Recruits’

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Overseas Lab Seeks U.S. Weed Control ‘Recruits’
The search is on for insects, mites, microbes or nematodes that could be used in a biologically based approach to controlling silverleaf nightshade, an invasive weed from the Americas that has spread to southern Europe, Africa, India, Australia and elsewhere. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) entomologist Walker Jones, the perennial weed, Solanum elaeagnifolium, is being …
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