Dal Alert!

Receive alerts from Dalhousie by text message.



» Go to news main

Media Highlight: Dalhousie agricultural scientist explains smelly pest chewing its way through Nova Scotia bushes

Posted by Communications and Marketing on July 7, 2017 in Media Highlights

A smelly pest is chewing its way through shrubs commonly found in Nova Scotia gardens and forests.

Snowball bushes, high cranberry and wild raisin bushes and hobblebushes are some of the plants affected this year by an infestation of the viburnum leaf beetle, says Paul Manning, an agricultural scientist at Dalhousie University.

Read full story (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/vibernum-leaf-beetle-nova-scotia-bushes-smell-1.4190981