Find Invasive Species In Early Stages: E-DNA Being Used To Successfully Detect Unknown Incursions

Biologists led by the University of Iowa discovered the presence of the invasive New Zealand mud snail by detecting their DNA in waters they were inhabiting incognito. The researchers employed a technique called environmental DNA to reveal the snails’ existence, showing the method can be used to detect and control new, unknown incursions by the snail and other invasive species.

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