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Shale gas development spurring spread of invasive plants in Pa. forests

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2017-07-21

Vast swaths of Pennsylvania forests were clear-cut circa 1900 and regrowth has largely been from local native plant communities, but a team of researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has found that invasive, non-native plants are making significant inroads with unconventional natural gas development.

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https://phys.org/news/2017-07-shale-gas-spurring-invasive-pa.html