FERA warns of "Palmageddon" if destructive weevil establishes in UK

The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) could devastate ornamental palms in southern England, according to an insect specialist with Fera Science, formerly the Food and Environment Research Agency.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Torquay Palms (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Image: Torquay Palms (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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