News tagged with invasive species

Using AI to manage Canada's invasive species

New University of Alberta research on managing aquatic invasive species in Canada combines the power of machine learning with expertise in biology and statistics to build a simple, easy-to-use tool for environmental managers.

dateMay 08, 2018 in Ecology
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Genetics help make a weed a weed

New University of British Columbia research finds that the success of weedy and invasive plants like the Jerusalem artichoke lies in their genes.

dateMay 07, 2018 in Ecology
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Scientists lead the way in tackling Japanese knotweed

Following extensive trials, a team of bioscientists at Swansea University have developed an effective way to tackle Japanese knotweed, listed by the World Conservation Union as one of the world's worst invasive species, and ...

dateApr 25, 2018 in Ecology
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