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A Manager's Definition of Aquatic Plant Control*

... Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency) require that herbicide manufacturers prove the efficacy of their products prior ... mechanical harvesting or spot treatments with contact herbicide s, to many years of control that may result from grass carp ( ...

2,4-D Considerations

... No single herbicide is appropriate for controlling all invasive aquatic plants (or ... of native aquatic plants), in all situations. A herbicide may perform differently depending on the waterbody, its use, the ...

Carfentrazone Considerations

... No single herbicide is appropriate for controlling all invasive aquatic plants (or ... of native aquatic plants), in all situations. A herbicide may perform differently depending on the waterbody, its use, the ...

Glyphosate Considerations

... No single herbicide is appropriate for controlling all invasive aquatic plants (or ... of native aquatic plants), in all situations. A herbicide may perform differently depending on the waterbody, its use, the ...

Reducing Pesticide Use in Florida Waters

... used alone or in combination, to augment or replace herbicide use. Additionally, much research has been conducted to ... the volume of water and reducing the amount of herbicide needed by as much as 50% to control submersed plants. ...

A Brief History of Aquatic Herbicide Use

... than one hundred years of experience in using aquatic herbicide s to control invasive plants. ... the 1940s began an era of rapid development of new herbicide s for agricultural and other uses, including aquatic weed control. ...

Harvesters

... No water use restrictions May be only option where herbicide s are not effective or immediate removal is required Fast moving water where herbicide concentrations cannot be maintained In areas where ...

Water Level Manipulation

... water lettuce in areas inaccessible to harvesters and herbicide application equipment Winter drawdown s with ... Level Reduces amount of water to be treated with herbicide s or applies additional stress to plants Considerations: ...

Managing Tussocks and Floating Islands

... Control Most tussock control is achieved using herbicide s registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency and ... and Consumer Services. Tussock management using herbicide s costs about $150-200 per acre (2010). The most appropriate ...

Scope of Aquatic Plant Management in Florida Waters

... and enhance native plants and animals. FWC supplies herbicide s and contractors to apply them if requested. FWC biologists ensure herbicide s requested for use in wetland sites are appropriately registered ...