Dutch researchers deploy psyllid in field tests against Japanese knotweed

Project #uitde1000knoop, carried out by Leiden University, starts field experiments this week with the Japanese knotweed psyllid (Aphalara itadori) as a weapon against the damaging and invasive plant.

Credit: Flickr/Peter O'Connor (CC by SA 2.0)
Credit: Flickr/Peter O'Connor (CC by SA 2.0)

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