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Tussocks and Floating Islands

... diameter. Though the following information pertains to tussocks and floating islands in Florida, these phenomena are ... Guinea. Aquatic plant managers call these islands tussocks , floating islands or floating forests . When ...

Managing Tussocks and Floating Islands

... The decision to manage tussocks and floating islands is often difficult because they are ... wild taro imazapyr or triclopyr are used to control tussocks with mixed vegetation including woody species like water primrose ...

State Funded Aquatic Plant Management

... or flood control structures includes floating tussocks / islands Create open areas in extensive hydrilla mats if ...

Aquatic and Wetland Plants in Florida

... Uprooted plants can form floating islands or tussocks that can pose significant navigational hazards and block access to portions of the waterbody. Tussocks also provide bird and wildlife habitat. See photos and ...

Duck Hunting

... in developing management plans. For example, floating tussocks , cattails ( Typha spp.) and other aggressive native plants are ...

Mechanical Control

... rotating blades to cut up floating masses of plants ( tussocks ) or floating islands of peat or muck and ... role that mechanical controls play in management of tussocks and floating islands in Florida waters. ...

Shredders

... Considerations: (Refer to floating island and tussocks to understand origin and impacts.) Water uses and functions ... herbicide s Control floating islands or tussocks in emergency situations Flood control Shred jams in ...

Harvesters

... of organic material Harvest wind-blown floating tussocks , floating islands or debris from lake shorelines Need ... of Feasible Control: Floating islands and tussocks that drifted out of Lake Hancock and clogged the Peace River flood ...

Physical Control

... to keep floating rafts of plants (also called tussocks or floating islands ) from clogging these water ...

A Manager's Definition of Aquatic Plant Control*

... damage associated with aquatic vegetation, especially tussocks and floating islands E, S, F Flood control ...