Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Another Reason to Control Japanese Barberry

Japanese barberry, an invasive low growing shrub found throughout much of Pennsylvania has now been linked to an increase prevelance of ticks and tick borne diseases such as Lyme disease.  Tom Worthley, assistant extension professor in the Department of Extension in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut, has found that controlling barberry will also help control the spread of the tick-borne diseases.

To read the full story click here.  (By Sheila Foran, UConn Today, February 22, 2012)

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