Rose Rosette Disease (Mary Shelley)
Mary was certainly a brilliant woman.
Does anyone know Kudzu? Just one glaring example to start. If you don't remember its origins it was promoted as an erosion control agent by....
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I just read this article published by the University of West Virginia in 2000. See link below. It documents how Rose Rosette Disease was studied in the wild and how it was a hoped for natural remedy, or as the title says a "biological control agent" for multiflora roses.
How do we get the *&^!@#@! people who think this way out of positions of influence and power in our curricula, extension agencies, government, etc.?
Here is a link that might be useful: Biological Control Agents of Multiflora Rose