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Success for Japanese knotweed project at BT Young Scientist
Ellen Durkin
The Kerry student’s project has scooped two awards at this year’s competition.
17 November 2021 News
Kerry student finds way to halt Japanese Knotweed growth
The nature enthusiast’s project has made the national finals of this year’s SciFest this month. Ellen Durkin reports.
15 August 2021 News
Removal of moisture has 100% success on killing Japanese knotweed - study
Possible new method of controlling infestations of the invasive species have been found in lab-based studies.
Tralee student's project aims to eliminate Japanese knotweed
Nature enthusiast Grace Ní Ifearnáin from Ghaelcholáiste Chiarraí carried out a project called 'Nature takes on nature: eradicating Japanese knotweed'.
1 August 2021 News
Planning appeal for Japanese knotweed disposal site
Plans to treat soil contaminated by the invasive weed at a disused quarry in Co Mayo are going to An Bord Pleanála.
26 June 2019 News
Japanese knotweed bills exceeds €1.5m
Ireland's county councils have spent over €1.5m on the treatment of the invasive plant species Japanese knotweed.
26 June 2019 News
Farm income from Japanese Knotweed?
Japanese Knotweed and other invasive species are taking over the countryside, one Kerry councillor has said.
17 October 2018 Dealer
Renewed call for scheme to get rid of Japanese Knotweed
Japanese Knotweed and other invasive species are taking over the countryside, one Kerry councillor has said.
14 October 2018 News
Scramble for Japanese knotweed disposal sites
With the Japanese knotweed invasion spreading, two sites are under consideration to process soil contaminated by the destructive weed and dispose of associated waste.
30 May 2018 News
‘Spreading like wildfire’ – calls for invasive species scheme
Japanese Knotweed and rhododendron are out of control, according to a Fianna Fáil councillor.
3 April 2018 News
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: Ploughing 2017 and Japanese knotweed
In the news today, Monday, 18 September: Ploughing 2017, a warning about Japanese knotweed, a Brexit threat and bingeing cows.
18 September 2017 News
Warning: do not cut, mow, strim or disturb this plant
Farmers and contractors are urged to keep a close eye out for the invasive species Japanese knotweed and other foreign invaders.
16 September 2017 News