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Monitoring Aquatic Plants and Their Management

... management operations using systemic, slow-acting herbicide s. Large-scale hydrilla-control programs using systemic herbicide s often require some measure of water and plant sampling to ensure ...

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: ...

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 ...

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 ...

Integrated Plant Management

... submersed plants may require higher rates of herbicide s if they are broken down microbial ly (microbes are more ... Hydrilla management programs in Lake Toho must address herbicide resistance issues; as well as annual flood control regulations, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...