State will release non-native moth in effort to control invasive fireweed
By Sarah Zoellick
Dec. 29, 2012
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COURTESY HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Hawaii scientists will be the first to test out the Madagascan fireweed moth (Secusio extensa) as a biological population control method against fireweed, or ragwort.