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New invasive weed species found in Ontario

Sept. 24 -An invasive weed species from the Southern US that is best known in agricultural circles as a prime host for Asian soybean rust, has been found near Leamington, Ontario. The mainstream media is hyping it as "The Vine that ate the South." However, as pointed out –albeit late in one report –the plant is unlikely to survive Canadian winters.      


September 24, 2009
By Globe and Mail

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Sept. 24 –An invasive weed species from the Southern US that is best known in agricultural circles as a prime host for Asian soybean rust, has been found near Leamington, Ontario. The mainstream media is hyping it as "The Vine that ate the South." However, as pointed out –albeit late in one report –the plant is unlikely to survive Canadian winters.        READ MORE