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Himalayan balsam: can biological control with a rust fungus bring an end to ‘balsam bashing’?
Tuesday February 4 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) is a non-native plant species that has become highly invasive across the UK. Ministerial approval has been given to trial a rust fungus from the Himalayas to manage this weed. Dr Ellison will be discussing the current status of the rust release programme in the UK. Speaker: Dr Carol Ellison (CABI)