Cut and inject herbicide control of Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica at Rocky Valley, Cornwall, England

  • Published source details Ford S. (2004) Cut and inject herbicide control of Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica at Rocky Valley, Cornwall, England. Conservation Evidence, 1, 1-2.


Highly invasive, non-native Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica, was successfully controlled, although not completely eradicated, by cut and inject herbicide application in a coastal valley in south-west England. In areas cleared of knotweed infestation, native flora including bluebells Hyacinthoides non-scripta, successfully re-established.

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