Dodder weed control and management is of paramount importance to many commercial crop growers. A parasitic annual weed, dodder afflicts many crops, ornamentals and native plants virtually decimating them. Find out how to get rid of dodder in this article.
A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication, one that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information with one another. When parasitic plants such as dodder attack plants like the sugar.
A dodder plant (Cuscuta sp.) (Credit: Jose B. Ruiz/NPL) The dodder plant sniffs out its victims, whispers them into a defenseless slumber, then eats them alive.
Cuscuta - Wikipedia Dodder vine. Parasitic. "To remove and eliminate- Cut plant material back below the dodder infestation and bag ALL for disposal. -Follow up with a spraying of high Nitrogen on the trimmed plant and surrounding area involved in the clean up. Repeat both steps together as needed. -The longer it has to proliferate the longer it takes to remove.