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Lyme disease, Japanese barberry and flame throwers

Two Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station¬†researchers have been spending a lot of time among the barberry.¬† One frequently cited study of theirs links the prevalence of Lyme-disease carrying ticks with Japanese barberry infestations.¬† Another study discusses control techniques including herbicides and … Continue reading

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