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Warding Off Weedy Invaders

Craig Barrett

To the casual observer, Japanese stiltgrass appears as a harmless, leafy green plant that blends into the majestic scenery of your weekend hike through the woods.

Plant biologists like Dr. Barrett know better. He and his colleagues will receive $2 million from the National Science Foundation to understand how plants undergo rapid evolution to become invasive and provide insights into the management and prevention of invasive species.

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