Project ID

1997-41

Abstract

Can the persistent purple loosestrife plant be kept in check by environmentally safe methods? This project tested the use of two kinds of Galerucella insects as biocontrol agents to combat the spread of purple loosestrife in Iowa wetlands.

Principal Investigator(s)

John Obrycki

Co-Investigator(s)

Micheal D. Owen, Anthony B. Cortilet

Year of Grant Completion

2000

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