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Research shows that prevention and treatment need more safe, cheap and effective.
Plant biological control methods on the environment are the most secure.
Poinciana leaves and petals’ water extract has strong allelopathic with Mikania micrantha and let it could not grow.
Therefore, we have designed a tree cummerbund, can be tied to the tree trunk,
timing dropping water extract, and can inhibit the growth of Mikania micrantha.
In the past, we rely on climbers; park rangers to clear it are waste a lot of time and work.
Tree cummerbund can be convert solar energy, can be set each drops for few days.
The capacity could use over one year.
Ling Tung University
Chien-Chih Chen Yann-Long Lee Wei-Cheng Wu