Garlic Mustard: New Perspective on Causes and Controls


Slimy work: UW-Green Bay graduate slugs way to research award | UW-Green Bay | Inside.

Phillip G. Hahn, a Ph.D student in zoology at UW-Madison is the alert student researcher featured in this fascinating article.  His findings have implications for restoration’s often-failed tactic of treating the symptom (garlic mustard) instead of the fundamental cause (here perhaps the slugs).

The research also offers possible new restoration approaches such as planting with a select list of sturdy, herbivore-resistant plants.

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About Steve Glass

The blogger is a restoration ecologist practicing and writing in the Midwestern United States.
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One Response to Garlic Mustard: New Perspective on Causes and Controls

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