Biocontrol for Japanese knotweed

A louse is about to be released as a biocontrol agent for Japanese knotweed, Reynoutria japonica, in the United Kingdom.  The same insect is being tested for possible release in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.  

May 13, 2011. Science 332(6031): 781. DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6031.781

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