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OPINION: Beetles bolster battle against invasive tree

Wednesday 8 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Editorials, Opinion

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OPINION: Beetles bolster battle against invasive tree
Two days after the beetles were released, there are signs of damage on the leaves of African tulip trees. 21061018

Introduced insects landed on Rarotonga in June making it their new home in a combined effort to control an invasive tree. By Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research (MWLR) biocontrol and molecular ecology science team leader Lynley Hayes and research leader Quentin Paynter.

Introduced insects landed on Rarotonga in June making it their new home in a combined effort to control an invasive tree. By Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research (MWLR) biocontrol and molecular ecology science team leader Lynley Hayes and research leader Quentin Paynter.


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