Invasive Species
Trees in forest
Tree disease and insect outbreaks are a lot like fires and floods - they make the news headlines and can lead to some anxiety on the part of landowners. There are times when we should consider harvesting trees before they are destroyed by a pest and other times it is not necessary. Seek an expert before harvesting your trees.
YouTube
Purdue University weed scientists have developed two time-lapse videos capturing the rapid growth of Palmer amaranth and the effect of pre-emergent herbicides used to control the aggressive and destructive weed. The videos were compiled from footage shot last year at the Purdue weed science research site in Cass County.
Publication ID-464-W
Find out alternatives to some of the most notorious and damaging invasive plants commonly used in Indiana landscapes. View this new publication that lists both native and non-native species.
Purdue researchers Catherine Hill and Val Watts are designing insecticides that target dopamine rece
Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.