Friday, November 22, 2013

AgriLife Today highlights salvinia weevil work on Caddo Lake

AgriLife Today, Texas A&M AgriLife's news media outlet, published a story this afternoon highlighting the impacts of the giant salvinia weevil at Caddo Lake this year. In the article titled "AgriLife project weevils damaging invasive giant salvinia at Caddo Lake," they highlight the progress made in the effort to establish weevil populations on the lake and document the impacts they are having on the current giant salvinia population. To read the full story, visit

Weevil impacts at one of the release sites in November 2013. Open water and salvinia darkening in the background is caused by weevil damage to the plants.

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