Extension Publications

EDIS is the Electronic Data Information Source of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Service. It contains a collection of Extension publications from UF/IFAS academic departments that are available for free distribution on the Internet and through the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, County Offices, and Research and Education Centers statewide. Specialists from the Extension Service have produced a number of publications relevant to aquatic and upland invasive plant management.


Search EDIS using the publication number shown below. The following list was compiled by the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.


AQUATIC PLANTS (General; Management; Utilization)

A Beginner's Guide to Water Management -- Aquatic Plants in Florida Lakes Florida LAKEWATCH CIR 111 2010
Aquatic Weed Management in Citrus Canals and Ditches Brian Boman, Chris Wilson, Vernon Vandiver, Jr., and Jack Hebb CIR 1408 2012
Aquatic Weeds: Crested Floating Heart (Nymphoides cristata) Leif N. Willey and Kenneth A. Langeland SS-AGR-344 2011
BMP: Ribbon Barriers Kati W. Migliaccio, Brian Boman, Jemy Hinton, and Kevin Hancock ABE 383 2011
Common Aquatic Plants of Lake Okeechobee: Identification, Value, and Management K.A. Langeland and C.C. Jacono SS-AGR-362 2012
Creating Wildlife Habitat with Native Florida Freshwater Wetland Plants Martin B. Main, Ginger M. Allen, and Ken A. Langeland CIR 912 2009
Efficacy of Herbicide Active Ingredients Against Aquatic Weeds K. Langeland, M. Netherland, and W. Haller SS-AGR-44 2009
Florida Crop/Pest Management Profile: Aquatic Weeds Mark A. Mossler and Ken A. Langeland PI-138 2009
Florida-Friendly Plants for Stormwater Pond Shorelines Gail Hansen and Shangchun Hu ENH1215 2013
Hydrilla Management in Florida Lakes Stacia A. Hetrick and Ken A. Langeland SS-AGR-361 2012
Licensing of Aquatic Herbicide Applicators in Florida Ken Langeland and Frederick M. Fishel PI-26 2012
Phragmites in Florida W. A. Overholt, R. Diaz, M. Hanson and D. Williams ENY-860 2011
Safe Use of Glyphosate-containing Products in Aquatic and Upland Natural Areas K. A. Langeland SS-AGR-104 2012
Use of Copper in Freshwater Aquaculture and Farm Ponds Craig Watson and Roy P.E. Yanong FA-13 2011
Wright's Nutrush: An Invader of Seasonal Wetlands in Florida Colette C. Jacono, Kenneth A. Langeland, and Jeffrey Hutchinson SS-AGR-342 2011


NATURAL AREAS (Terrestrial)

Ayude a proteger áreas naturales de Florida contra la invasión de plantas exóticas K.A. Langeland Cir 1204 SP 2011
Bamboo Control Jason Ferrell, Mark Czarnota, and Ken Langeland SS-AGR-75 2012
Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. (River sheoak) in Florida and Its Potential as a Windbreak Plant for Citrus Groves William S. Castle, Kenneth A. Langeland, and Donald L. Rockwood HS1139 2012
Classical Biological Control of Tropical Soda Apple in the USA J. Medal, N. Bustamante, W. Overholt, R. Diaz, P. Stansly, A. Roda, D. Amalin, R. Gaskalla, K. Hibbard, B. Sellers, K. Gioeli, S. Munyan, S. Hight, and J. Cuda ENY-824 2009
Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) Biology, Ecology, and Management in Florida Grazing Lands B. A. Sellers, J. A. Ferrell, G. E. MacDonald, K. A. Langeland, and S. L. Flory SS-AGR-52 2012
Giant Reed (Arundo donax): Biology, Identification, and Management Dennis Calvin Odero, Kurt Vollmer, Curtis Rainbolt, and Jason Ferrell SS-AGR-301 2011
Help Protect Florida's Natural Areas from Non-Native Invasive Plants K.A. Langeland Circular1204 2012
Herbicidas para matar árboles invasivos en jardines de casas K. A. Langeland y Rodrigo Diaz SS-AGR-127-S 2013
Herbicide Application Techniques for Woody Plant Control Jason Ferrell, Ken Langeland, and Brent Sellers SS-AGR-260 2012
Herbicides to Kill Invasive Trees in Home Landscapes K. A. Langeland SS-AGR-127 2013
Identification and Control of Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata): A Potentially Poisonous Plant B. A. Sellers, K. A. Langeland, J.A. Ferrell, Michael Meisenberg, and J. Walter SS AGR 276 2010
IFAS Assessment of Non-native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas: Status Assessment Alison M. Fox, Doria R. Gordon, Joan A. Dusky, Linda Tyson, Randall K. Stocker, Kenneth A. Langeland, and Aimee L. Cooper SS-AGR-225 2009
The UF/IFAS Assessment of Nonnative Plants in Florida's Natural Areas: History, Purpose, and Use D. Lieurance, S.L. Flory, A.L. Cooper, D.R. Gordon, A.M. Fox, J. Dusky, and L. Tyson SS-AGR-371 2013
Integrated Management of Nonnative Plants in Natural Areas of Florida K. A. Langeland, J. A. Ferrell, B. Sellers, G. E. MacDonald, and R. K. Stocker SP 242 2011
Japanese clematis, Clematis terniflora (D.C.) Ranunculaceae Michael Meisenburg, Ken Langeland, and Kurt Vollmer SS AGR 309 2011
Limnophila, Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) David W. Hall, Vernon V. Vandiver, Cody J. Gray SP 37 2012
Malezas de Áreas Naturales: Una Guía Para el Propietario Sobre el Control de Melalueca K. A. Langeland, M. J. Meisenburg, J. P. Cuda, R. Diaz, y V. Manrique SS-AGR-96-S 2013
Mile-a-minute (Mikania micrantha): A New Weed in South Florida Brent Sellers and Ken Langeland SS-AGR-328 2010
Myakka bug, Ischnodemus variegatus (Signoret) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Blissidae) Cecil O. Montemayor, Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt and Amanda Hodges EENY471 2010
Natural Area Weeds: Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) K.A. Langeland and M.J. Meisenburg SS AGR 164 2011
Natural Area Weeds: Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) K.A. Langeland SS-AGR-165 2012
Natural Area Weeds: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum L.) K. A. Langeland SS-AGR-45 2012
Natural Area Weeds: Distinguishing Native and Non-Native "Boston Ferns" and "Sword Ferns" (Nephrolepis spp.) K. A. Langeland SSAGR22 2011
Natural Area Weeds: Invasive Solanum spp. in Florida L. T. Markle, W. A. Overholt and K. A. Langeland SS AGR 312 2011
Natural Area Weeds: Mexican Petunia Karen V. S. Hupp, Alison M. Fox, Sandra B. Wilson, Emily L. Barnett and Randall K. Stocker ENH1155 2013
Natural Area Weeds: Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium microphyllum) Kenneth A. Langeland and Jeffery Hutchinson SS-AGR-21 2013
Natural Area Weeds: Skunkvine (Paederia foetida) K. A. Langeland, R. K. Stocker, and D. M. Brazis SS-AGR-80 2013
Permit Requirements for Planting Non-native Energy/Biomass Crops in Florida Ken Langeland SS-AGR-329 2013
The Story Behind the IFAS Assessment of Non-native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas A. M. Fox, D. R. Gordon, J. A. Dusky, L. Tyson, R. K. Stocker, K.A. Langeland, and A.L. Cooper SS-AGR-86 2009
Study Questions for the Certified Pesticide Applicator Examination: Natural Areas Weed Management Ken A. Langeland SS AGR 255 2011
Waterlily Leafcutter, Synclita obliteralis (Walker) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Acentropinae) Dale H. Habeck and James P. Cuda EENY 424 2012
Wetland Weeds: West Indian Marsh Grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) Rodrigo Diaz, William A. Overholt, Brent Sellers and James P. Cuda ENY693 2010
Wildland Weeds: Arrowhead Vine, Syngonium podophyllum E. C. Morgan, W. A. Overholt and K. A. Langeland ENY-715 2010
Wildland Weeds: Paragrass, Urochloa mutica L. T. Markle, B. A. Sellers, and W. A. Overholt SS-AGR-370 2013
Wright's Nutrush: An Invader of Seasonal Wetlands in Florida Colette C. Jacono, Kenneth A. Langeland, and Jeffrey Hutchinson SS-AGR-342 2011



A Primer on Invasive Species in Coastal and Marine Waters Charles Jacoby, Linda Walters, Shirley Baker, Karen Blyler SGEB60 2009
Are native and nonindigenous seaweeds overgrowing Florida's east coast reefs? Charles Jacoby, Brian LaPointe, LeRoy Creswell SGEF156 2009
Can we stop "killer algae" from invading Florida? Charles Jacoby, Linda Walters SGEF155 2009
Economic Consequences of Harmful Algal Blooms: Literature Summary S.L. Larkin and C.M. Adams FE936 2013



Alligatorweed flea beetle Agasicles hygrophila Selman and Vogt (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Halticinae) Ted D. Center, James P. Cuda, Michael J. Grodowitz EENY 462 2009
Alligatorweed thrips (suggested) Amynothrips andersoni O'Neill (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) Ted D. Center, James P. Cuda, and Michael J. Grodowitz EENY 476 2010



Casuarina spp.: Australian-Pine Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Watson ENH288 2011
Field Guide to Identify the Common Casuarina (Australian Pine) Species in Florida William S. Castle HS1140 2011



Florida's Established Arthropod Weed Biological Control Agents and Their Targets J. P. Cuda and J. H. Frank ENY-853 2012



Brazilian Pepper-tree Control Ken Gioeli and Ken Langeland SS-AGR-17 2012
Brazilian Pepper-tree, Schinus terebinthifolius David W. Hall, Vernon V. Vandiver, Brent A. Sellers, and Kenneth A. Langeland SP 37 2012
Brazilian Peppertree Seed Chalcid, Megastigmus transvaalensis (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) J. P. Cuda, G. S. Wheeler, and D. H. Habeck EENY270 2011
Classical Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida J.P. Cuda, J.C. Medal, D.H. Habeck, J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo and M. Vitorino ENY-820 2010
Control de Brazilian Pepper-tree Ken Gioeli and Ken Langeland SSAGR17SP 2012



Hydrilla, Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) David W. Hall, Vernon V. Vandiver, Cody J. Gray SP 37 2012
Hydrilla leafcutter moth (unofficial common name) Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Julie Baniszewski, Emma N.I. Weeks, and James P. Cuda EENY583 2014
Hydrilla Tip Mining Midge (unofficial common name), Cricotopus lebetis (Insecta: Diptera: Chironomidae) J. P. Cuda EENY054 2011



Benefit-Cost Analysis of Melaleuca Management in South Florida Katherine Carter-Finn, Alan W. Hodges, Donna J. Lee, and Michael T. Olexa FE673 2009
Classical Biological Control of Weeds with Insects: Melaleuca Weevil J. P. Cuda, S.A. Wineriter, G.R. Buckingham, T.D. Center, and K.T. Gioeli ENY-823 2012
Ecological Consequences of Invasion by Melaleuca quinquenervia in South Florida Wetlands: Paradise Damaged, not Lost Frank J. Mazzotti, Ted D. Center, F. Allen Dray, and Dan Thayer SSWEC123 2008
The History and Economics of Melaleuca Management in South Florida Katherine Carter-Finn, Alan W. Hodges, Donna J. Lee, and Michael T. Olexa FE670 2009
Guía para Operadores Profesionales de Herbicidas para el Control del Árbol de Corteza de Papel (Melaleuca) K.A. Langeland y Michael Meisenburg SS-AGR-258-S 2011
Management of Melaleuca by Professional Land Managers in South Florida Katherine Carter-Finn, Alan W. Hodges, Donna J. Lee, and Michael T. Olexa FE671 2009
Management of Melaleuca by Residents in South Florida Katherine Carter-Finn, Alan W. Hodges, Donna J. Lee, and Michael T. Olexa FE672 2009
Melaleuca Snout Beetle, Melaleuca Weevil (unofficial common names), Oxyops vitiosa (Pascoe) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae) J. P. Cuda, S. A. Wineriter, G. R. Buckingham, T. D. Center and K. T. Gioeli EENY211 2012
Natural Area Weeds: A Property Owner's Guide to Melaleuca Control K.A. Langeland and M.J. Meisenburg SS-AGR-96 2010
Professional Applicator's Guide to Herbicides for Melaleuca Control K. A. Langeland and Michael J. Meisenburg SS-AGR-258 2011
Psílido, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore (Insecta: Hemiptera: Psyllidae) S.A. Wineriter, S.E. Halbert, and J. Cuda EENY300SP (IN SPANISH) 2013