HDOA’s Exploratory Entomologist interviewed on Sunrise

Posted on Mar 6, 2013 in Main

HDOA’s exploratory ent0mologist, Dr. Mohsen Ramadan, was interviewed by Howard Dicus on this morning’s Hawaii News Now Sunrise morning show regarding the newly released biocontrol for fireweed.  Fireweed is an invasive and toxic plant to cattle and horses which have taken over hundreds of acres of pasture lands, mainly on Maui and Hawaii Island.  

To view this morning’s interview, go to:  http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/21536069/business

For more information on biocontrol of fireweed, go to: http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/blog/2013-news-releases/biocontrol-moth-released-to-fight-invasive-fireweed/