EnviroScience learning how to best use weevils to set back invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil

milfoil weevil, Euhrychiopsis lecontei  (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

“You can’t get rid of it, but you can reduce it so that it’s below nuisance level,” says researcher Nancy Cushing of Eurasian Watermilfoil, an aquatic invasive found in lakes in 47 states. EnviroScience Inc., a company that breeds and implants weevil eggs, claims to have the greatest success when eggs are dispensed repeatedly, rather than just once or twice. Read more here.

Cornell University/Robert L. Johnson

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