Glyphosate injections used to combat invasive giant hogweed

Work to eradicate giant hogweed by injecting its stem with the controversial herbicide glyphosate is showing signs of success, according to Natural Resources Wales (NRW)

Giant hogweed being removed
NRW officers injecting giant hogweed with glyphosate

Work to eradicate giant hogweed by injecting its stem with the controversial herbicide glyphosate is showing signs of success, according to Natural Resources Wales (NRW).

Giant hogweed outcompetes and displaces native plants which can cause river banks to erode and increase flood risk. Its sap can also cause skin to blister.

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