Northwest Illinois Forestry AssociationWoodland owners sharing ideas on forest productivity

Honeysuckle increases tick density

December 24, 2018 2:40 PM | Richard Pouzar (Administrator)

A 2010 study by two universities in Missouri determined that the density of honeysuckle in forests correlated with the increased population of ticks in those same plots.  Get rid of bush honeysuckle in your forest and you reduce the potential risk from tick-borne diseases.

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