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Research Project: INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF ARUNDO DONAX IN MEXICO AND EVALUATION OF CANDIDATE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS

Location: Tick and Biting Fly Research

Project Number: 6205-32000-034-29
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Dec 01, 2007
End Date: Nov 30, 2012

Objective:
To investigate the environmental impact of the invasive weed Arundo donax, carrizo gigante, in Mexico, and to evaluate key candidate biological control agents.

Approach:
Sites in Mexico with infestations of Arundo donax will be established to determine the impact of this invasive weed on the native flora and water resources.

Last Modified: 8/27/2014
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