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Posts Tagged: Fishery and Marine Commodities and Habitats

Feeding frenzy? Testing the ability of endangered and threatened fish species in the Delta to feed on waterhyacinth biocontrol agents

Delta smelt (source: www.fws.gov)

Biological control of water hyacinth in the Delta is being developed as part of an integrated, adaptive management plan for sustainable, long-term control of water hyacinth. Water hyacinth is one of the most troublesome floating aquatic weeds in the...

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 9:10 AM

DRAAWP Studies Oxygen Depletion under Treated Water hyacinth

John Miskella holds a dissolved oxygen / temperature datasonde for use in the study.

The USDA ARS and California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways have initiated a study to address concerns that dissolved oxygen may be depleted by plant decomposition under herbicide-treated beds of water hyacinth. Using state-of-the-art...

John Miskella holds a dissolved oxygen / temperature datasonde for use in the study.
John Miskella holds a dissolved oxygen / temperature datasonde for use in the study.

DO / temperature datasonde

A mixed stand of water hyacinth and water primrose along a channel of the Delta.
A mixed stand of water hyacinth and water primrose along a channel of the Delta.

Water hyacinth and water primrose in the Delta

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 12:35 PM
  • Author: John Madsen
  • Author: Angela Llaban
 
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