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New app created by UH staff helps fight twolined spittlebug

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                                The twolined spittlebug sucks nutrient-rich juices from grass leaves and roots, and in highly infested areas has caused nearly 100% die-back of certain grasses important to livestock, said Mark Thorne, a state range and livestock extension specialist at UH Manoa.

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    The twolined spittlebug sucks nutrient-rich juices from grass leaves and roots, and in highly infested areas has caused nearly 100% die-back of certain grasses important to livestock, said Mark Thorne, a state range and livestock extension specialist at UH Manoa.

Preventing the destructive twolined spittlebug from devastating more crucial rangeland in the islands is the purpose of a new smartphone app developed by specialists at the University of Hawaii. Read more

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