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Bio control doing the job on invasive mile-a-minute vine

Monday 16 January 2023 | Written by Cameron Scott | Published in Environment, National

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Bio control doing the job on invasive mile-a-minute vine
Simo Simo in front of his water melon farm. Behind him is vacant land that's covered with the creeping plants. 19083048

A rust fungus introduced to Rarotonga in a bid to control the invasive mile-a-minute vine has spread throughout the island since scientists finally confirmed signs of its successful growth back in 2018.

A rust fungus introduced to Rarotonga in a bid to control the invasive mile-a-minute vine has spread throughout the island since scientists finally confirmed signs of its successful growth back in 2018.


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