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A Manager’s Definition of Aquatic Plant Control

Michael D. Netherland US Army Engineer Research and Development Center Environmental Laboratory Editor, Journal of Aquatic Plant Management Jeffrey D. Schardt Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Invasive Plant Management Section Introduction Aquatic plant management is a complex discipline that blends the predictable sciences of water chemistry and hydrology with the highly variable parameters of […]

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Selective Application of Aquatic Herbicides

The goal of plant managers is almost always to control invasive plants without harming the native plants that grow in the same area. To accomplish this, they must apply registered aquatic herbicides selectively. Professional managers perform selective applications through use of specially formulated herbicides, seasonal applications, selective methods, and varying concentrations. Selective Herbicides Several herbicides […]

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Quick Facts Scientific name Hygrophila polysperma Origin India, Malaysia Introduction Mid-1940s, aquarium trade Aquatic community Submersed, emergent Habitat Wet soils to water 15 feet deep Distribution Central / South Florida, many canals Management effort Complaint management 2014 public waters / plant acres: 30 / 113 Environmental and Economic Concerns Forms dense surface mats, especially in quiescent […]

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