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Aliens and Us

Ken Thompson

‘Japanese knotweed is a terrific late-season source of nectar for both bees and hoverflies, but that’s not much of a headline, is it?’

Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson was for twenty-five years a lecturer in ecology at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of Where Do Camels Belong? The Story and Science of Invasive Species, among other books. He writes regularly on gardening for the Telegraph.

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