Looking for a cheaper more effective alternative for controlling Azolla filiculoides (water fern)? Look no further, AzollaControl from CABI offers you a comprehensive natural control option for managing this most noxious of weeds.
AzollaControl makes use of the North American weevil Stenopelmus rufinasus. This weevil is a highly effective natural enemy of Azolla filiculoides. The weevil, which can only feed and reproduce on Azolla spp., has proven to be an effective biological control agent in laboratory and field trials in South Africa as well as in the UK.
Advantages of using the weevils
Who uses weevils from CABI for control of Azolla?
All sorts of organisations and clubs have successfully used weevils from CABI, for example:
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