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Kudzu

(#519) from Kentucky Life Program 519 (1999)

Host Byron Crawford shows some examples of how the rapidly growing kudzu vine, aka “the plant that ate Georgia,” is taking over swaths of Eastern Kentucky hillsides. He also talks with Robert Hendrickson about human attempts to eradicate or at least slow down this opportunistic invader.

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