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Variable success with clearwing moth as dock bio-agent

Project start date: 01 January 2004
Project end date: 01 June 2006
Publication date: 01 June 2006
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Summary

Bio-control of dock with clearwing moth.The clearwing dock moth used by the St Helens Shelterbelters group (C. Doryliformis) has shown itself to be useful in helping eradicate the dock R. Cripus. But it is unsuitable for the main dock found in the district R. Coglomeratus.

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Project manager: David Beatty
Primary researcher: MLA