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THE THIRD EDITION IS NOW AVAILABLE

BIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF AQUATIC PLANTS
A Best Management Practices Handbook

Lyn A. Gettys, William T. Haller and David G. Petty, editors

Prepared by

Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation
3272 Sherman Ridge Rd
Marietta, GA  30064

Contact Carlton Layne (clayne@aquatics.org) or at the above address to order hard copies.  Copies are provided free of charge!

 Hardcopies of the Third edition of our popular BMP Manual, or can be downloaded here.

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Contents

Chapter 1: Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Aquatic Biology
Chapter 2: Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Fish
Chapter 3: Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Waterfowl
Chapter 4: Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Aquatic Birds
Chapter 5: Aquatic Plants, Mosquitoes and Public Health
Chapter 6: Cultural and Physical Control of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 7: Mechanical Control of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 8: Introduction to Biological Control of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 9: Insects for Biocontrol of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 10: Grass Carp for Biocontrol of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 11: Chemical Control of Aquatic Weeds
Chapter 12: Spray Adjuvants: A User’s Guide
Chapter 13: The Biology and Management of Algae
Chapter 14: Ecology and Management of Noxious Algae
Chapter 15: Introduction to the Plant Monographs
Chapter 15.1: Hydrilla
Chapter 15.2: Eurasian
Chapter 15.3: Curlyleaf Pondweed
Chapter 15.4: Egeria
Chapter 15.5: Fanwort and Cabomba
Chapter 15.6: Waterchestnut
Chapter 15.7: Waterhyacinth
Chapter 15.8: Waterlettuce
Chapter 15.9: Giant and Common Salvinia
Chapter 15.10: Duckweed and Watermeal – The World’s Smallest Flowering Plants
Chapter 15.11: Phragmites – Common Reed
Chapter 15.12: Purple Loosestrife
Chapter 15.13: Flowering Rush
Appendix A: Requirements for Registration of Aquatic Herbicides
Appendix B: Aquatic Herbicide Application Methods
Appendix C: A Discussion to Address Your Concerns: Will Herbicides Hurt Me or My
Lake
Appendix D: Developing a Lake Management Plan
Appendix E: A Manager’s Definition of Aquatic Plant Control
Appendix F: Miscellaneous Information

 

 

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