Kudzu be a problem? Yes, it kud

kudzu for GBCFAES specialists have created and are distributing a new identification poster for kudzu. The “plant that ate the South” is in Ohio. It smothers street signs, utility poles and anything else in its way. It also chokes out other plants, including trees. Even more, experts fear a new invasive insect may follow kudzu north. Like the multicolored Asian lady beetle, the kudzu bug swarms on and often in people’s homes. But it also could hurt Ohio’s soybean crop. It feeds on both kudzu and soybean plants. Read the story. (Photo: Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org.)

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