An Invasive Bug Could Wipe Out Texas Cactuses. The Story Of How It Got Here Spans Centuries And Continents.The tale of how the cactus moth got to Texas is a yarn of Mesoamerican empires, colonial intrigue and evolutionary biology. Researchers hope in that history they will find a lesson on how to stop the moth.
Doctor Hans Landel blows minds for a living.He travels the state giving workshops on invasive plants. But he starts each one with a warning. “If you’re…