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Physical Control

... small high-use areas where mechanical harvesting or herbicide applications were not practical. Barriers ... surface to the sediment. They are used to augment herbicide treatments by prolonging herbicide contact with plants ...

Chemical Control Considerations

... There are fourteen general herbicide compounds registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ... when issuing permits for aquatic plant control using herbicide s, and when developing management plans for public lakes and ...

Chemical Control of Aquatic Plants

... as it covers a broad range of substances including herbicide s (which target plants), insecticides (which target insects), ... Training participants attend a session on mixing herbicide. Aquatic weed managers have learned much from the past and are ...

The Need for Scientific Research

... plants can develop resistance or tolerance to existing herbicide s, FWC research also focuses on developing and testing new, safer, and selective herbicide s, herbicide combinations, and management strategies to ...

Keeping Our Waterways Weed Free

... on use of the area that might be experienced with herbicide or some biological control treatments. Removal of ...

Canals

... in canals. Shown here, technicians apply a granular herbicide. Plant destroying and harvesting machines (described on the ... means of aquatic weed control in canals is the use of herbicide s (described on the chemical control page). Despite the ...

NPDES and Aquatic Plant Management in Florida

... and rivers. Much of this work is accomplished using herbicide s registered by USEPA and DACS. FWC is required to file a Notice ... extensive role in authorizing and funding the use of herbicide s to control aquatic plants. Entities that file an NOI must ...

Biological Control Considerations

... strategy reduces the amount and also the cost of herbicide s needed to control water hyacinth. The excessive growth of ...

Tussocks and Floating Islands

... form in a number of ways. They can be controlled using herbicide s that kill the plants, and the entire mass will soon after sink ...

Flood Control

... aspect of this maintenance. Plant managers often rely on herbicide treatments to control aquatic plants such as hydrilla. Mechanical ...