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Crapemyrtle pest to be targeted by $3.3 million grant to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) The most popular flowering shrub in the US has a new ally in a fight against a new, devastating exotic pest. A $3.3 million grant will fund the study 'Systematic Strategies to Manage Crapemyrtle Bark Scale' led by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
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