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"I t's not a matter of if it works or not. The question is, can we take what she has done at a small scale and do it at 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 acres?"

Mike Gregg, a biologist with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, discussing USDA researcher Ann Kennedy's work that has discovered two strains of soil bacteria that thwarts the spread of cheatgrass, an invasive species that has colonized an estimated 98.6 million acres in the American West.
- New York Times

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