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Experiments show success on aquatic weed control with combinations of acetic acid and a bottom benthic barrier


Aquatic weed propagules pose a serious long-term management problem. Curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) produces numerous asexual propagules that make traditional management difficult. We initially compared the effect of three benthic barrier...

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 3:58 PM
Tags: aquatic (43), invasive (46), research (8), weed control (79)

Sampling a pond for hydrilla


Joe DiTomaso and I are supposed to monitor the effectiveness of a hydrilla treatment in a pond near Marysville. I usually work on rangeland, where things stay put - the plants don't float away, and the equipment doesn't sink out of sight. How are we...

Posted on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Shoreline drizzle applications for control of yellowflag iris

Yellowflag iris taking over a pond at UC Davis

Yellowflag iris (Iris pseudacorus L.), native to Europe, is an emergent invasive of pond margins, ditches, and other wetland sites in much of the United States. It forms dense stands which displace native sedges and rushes, reducing waterfowl habitat and...

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 12:55 PM

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