Category Archives: Alliaria petiolata

Defeating garlic mustard

For those of you faced with small patches of garlic mustard, or if you have access to a lot of volunteer labor, a new study ¬†illuminates the best times to pull or cut plants. ¬†Plants pulled before any seeds begin … Continue reading

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Co-evolution between an invader and native plant

Following up on research that demonstrated that garlic mustard’s (Alliaria petiolata) production of chemicals detrimental to other plants declined the longer a population had been established, Lankau now reports on the ability of a native plant to resist the phytotoxins. … Continue reading

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