|Using bugs to fight invasives|
|Written by John Muir|
|Sunday, December 30 2007|
Scientists use bugs to battle Florida's invasive species
The predators: armies of beneficial insects. The prey: noxious weeds that clog waterways and choke native plants or destructive bugs that threaten sago palms, bromeliads or citrus.
The tactic, increasingly used in Florida's sensitive ecosystems, is known as "biological control."
For more on this story, see the Orlando Sentinel article .
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