Invasive Vegetation Management & Treatment Limited


Japanese Knotweed Case Study

Site - Various Sites - Southampton & Portsmouth

Planning - N/A

Problem - A large housing association within numerous properties in the South of England award IVM the treatment contract to eradicate the Japanese knotweed on 16 of there residential, commercial and public open spaces sites. Sites ranged from back gardens to car parks and wooded areas. Some sites were treated using a stem injection method, others using knapsack application.

IVM Solution - Implementation of IVM 'FAST' System to eradicate Japanese knotweed. A three year treatment program was put in place on all 16 sites.

Site visits and treatments continue throughout the growing season, with Site Progress Reports being sent to the client on a monthly basis. The site was cleared by IVM and guaranteed in December 2011. Regular monitoring visits have been carried out since the guarantee was issued as a part of our guarantee conditions - no re-growth of Japanese knotweed has been found on any of the sites.

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The photographs above show the site at various stages during the treatment process, click the image to enlarge.

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