Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spring Burn March 22, 2016

Another growing season begins in Minnesota. With the removal of last year’s growth, the Arboretum burn crew worked in the Grass Collection today, burning the warm season grasses. We are just learning that burning is a trade-off for any insects … Continue reading

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Spartina in the News

Spartina, cord grass, is in the news! At South Dakota State University, Professor Paul Johnson, has identified a new insect, a gall midge, that feeds on young growing seeds of prairie cordgrass, Spartina pectinata, reducing seed set and causing problems for … Continue reading

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