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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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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: 3094-32000-037-37
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 01, 2013
End Date: May 31, 2018

Objective:
Investigate the environmental impact of the invasive weed Arundo donax, carrizo gigante, in Mexico and 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: 11/24/2014
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