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Japanese Barberry Control Managing Barberry Can Help Prevent Lyme Disease and Improve Forest Health
Three Part Video Series on Invasive Japanese Barberry
Part 1 - The Trouble with Barberry - Covers plant identification, growth pattern, link to Lyme Disease and other facts about Japanese Barberry.
Part 2 - Controlling Barberry - Covers techniques for controlling Japanese barberry.
Warning! Includes potentially hazardous activities. Please see additional safety instructions and a safety worksheet for flame weeding techniques.
Part 3 - All About Lyme Disease - Discusses facts about Lyme disease and techniques to avoid exposure to the black legged tick.
More Information on Japanese Barberry Control:
Japanese Barberry Control Overview
Controlling Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergi DC) in southern New England, USA - Ward, Worthley, Williams - 2009
Managing Japanese Barberry (Ranunculales: Berberidaceae) Infestations Reduces Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae)
Abundance and Infection Prevalence With Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae) - Williams, Ward, Worthley and Stafford - 2009
Faith Middleton Show: Lyme Disease in 2012 - Click here to listen to the Faith Middleton's interview with Dr. Jeff Ward and Dr. Kirby Stafford of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
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