TOPIC: lyme disease study
== 1 of 4 ==
Date: Mon, Nov 17 2008 7:26 am
Many of us spend hours in old woods.
Although experience has shown me that some of the worst invasive
occur on disturbed areas and younger forestland many areas of the
a lot of barberry in the undersotry.
Below is a recent study that identified a link between Japanese
the proportion of deer ticks infected with Lyme disease.
As one of the lucky foresters (knock on wood) that has not been
with Lyme the study might provide some of you with insight on the
== 2 of 4 ==
Date: Mon, Nov 17 2008 1:16 pm
From: James Parton
Does anyone in ENTS know the distribution of Barberry in the US?
disease seems quite common in upstate SC. Dad knows several people
has contracted the disease.
== 3 of 4 ==
Date: Mon, Nov 17 2008 1:30 pm
Here is a link to a Japanese barberry fact sheet.
== 4 of 4 ==
Date: Mon, Nov 17 2008 1:31 pm
From: Carolyn Summers
I believe there is a range map on the USDA site. The site includes
naturalized plants and, unfortunately, barberry has naturalized
63 Ferndale Drive
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706