Kudzu – a greenhouse gas producing weed

If you do not live in southern Japan, southeast China or the South Eastern States of the United States of America, you might not have heard of kudzu. Kudzu (pueraria lobata) sounds like a character Captain may ,meet but in fact is an oriental vine which has found (for it) a very satisfactory home in an area to the south and east of Texas to West Virginia. It is the classic weed- an unwanted plant in an unwanted place. Continue reading