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Dyes

... to water to reduce light penetration and suppress submersed plant growth Considerations: ... Not selective in that all submersed plant species may be affected May select for invasive plants ...

Biological Control

... an effective biological control agent for the submersed plant hydrilla. Some of the earliest research studied snails and ... does not eat only hydrilla and also will consume most submersed and emersed aquatic plants once hydrilla is depleted. ...

Harvesters

... - removal rate is influenced by: Plant type Submersed plants more difficult to harvest than floating or emergent ... Cutting blade and belt are well below water surface Submersed plants are more difficult to see Tall emergent plants ...

2,4-D Considerations

... Light intensity Low intensity reduces submersed plant ability to recover Water ... disperse outside treatment area Acres of submersed plants controlled generally equals acres of plants to which ...

Shared Uses and Functions and the Potential for Conflicts

... lakes and rivers are shallow and capable of supporting submersed as well as floating plants across most or all of their surfaces. ... little to no offshore vegetation. Hydrilla and other submersed weeds can become entangled in boat propellers and damage engines. ...

Algae

... called muskgrass because of its distinctive odor. This submersed alga grows in slow-moving rivers and lakes, and can overtake ... It is coarse to the touch.  Nitella , a submersed alga, grows in slow-moving rivers and lakes. It looks like ...

How to Build Weighted Trailing Hoses

... the bottom acre-foot to control hydrilla and other submersed plants. Say what?!? Yes, bottom acre-foot and weighted hoses! ... of the fitting are ground down to minimize snagging on submersed weeds. See note at end of article.* The spring (hose ...

Shearing

... shores or confined areas i.e. canals Applicable for submersed or emergent plants Collect plants after cutting To ... rakes are commercially available to shear and retrieve submersed and emergent plants in small areas (e.g. lakeshores and ...

Glyphosate Considerations

... Not active in water and will not kill submersed plants Binds tightly with soil so runoff is low ... to actively growing target plants No activity on submersed plant Good efficacy for cattail and most grasses ...

Physical Control

... for controlling floating, emergent , and submersed plant species in the winter to take advantage of drier weather, ... After an herbicide application to control submersed invasive species like hydrilla, managers sometimes work to ...