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Posts tagged invasive plants

July 31, 2013

 

Close-up of white bush honeysuckle blossom

How Invasive Plants Can Bully Natives Underground

Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington dig a little deeper into how non-native plant species take over ecosystems.

May 23, 2013

 

Knapweed in country landscape

Invasion Of The Knapweed

Foreign, invasive plants take over the new neighborhood, often choking out native plants. What's with these bullies? Are they just tougher than everyone else?

March 12, 2008

 

A microscopic image of an virus

Viruses May Help Invasive Plants Conquer New Ranges

What is the impact of humans domesticating plants for over 10,000 years? Do plants and other organisms change for better or worse? Tune in to find out.

February 26, 2008

 

Reeds (Phragmites Australis)

And You Thought YOUR Neighbors Were Annoying

A common Reed, Phragmites australis, is a non-native invasive plant that's taken over hundreds of thousands of acres of wetlands along the East Coast of the US.

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