TWDC stocking grass carp in Woodland Waterway


Houston: Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have given The Woodlands Development Company the green light to add triploid grass carp to The Woodlands Waterway to help address water quality issues.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/woodlands/news/article/TWDC-stocking-grass-carp-in-Woodland-Waterway-11093833.php

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DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria Densa

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) will begin herbicide treatment of water hyacinth and Egeria densa on March 1 in various areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) . . .

READ MORE: http://eastcountytoday.net/dbw-begins-herbicide-treatment-in-the-delta-for-water-hyacinth-and-egeria-densa/

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Journal of Aquatic Plant Management – Volume 55, 2017

Below are the article titles for JAPM for 2017.

Note that only the abstracts for the articles are available online, except for open access articles which have the full pdf available. Complete articles are available online after two years.

APMS members may view the full PDF files of current issues by logging in under the Members Only tab on the home page and clicking on the Current Journal Articles tab.

January
open access
A review of aquatic plant monitoring and assessment methods
John D. Madsen and R. M. Wersal
  1
open access
Efficacy of aquatic herbicides on dwarf rotala (Rotala rotundifolia)
Carl J Della Torre III, Lyn A Gettys, William T Haller, Jason A Ferrell, and Ramon Leon
  13
Folivory and disease occurrence on Ludwigia hexapetala in Guntersville Reservoir, Alabama
Nathan E. Harms, Judy F. Shearer, and Michael J. Grodowitz*
  19
open access
Aquatic plant harvesting: an economical phosphorus removal tool in an urban shallow lake.
William M. Bartodziej, Simba L. Blood, Keith Pilgrim
  26
NOTES    
Do the U.S. dioecious and monoecious biotypes of Hydrilla verticillata hybridize?
Dean A. Williams, Nathan E. Harms, Lynde Dodd, Michael J. Grodowitz, and Gary O. Dick
  35
Mesocosm evaluation of three herbicides on Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) and hybrid watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum x Myriophyllum sibiricum): Developing a predictive assay
Michael D. Netherland and Leif Willey
  39
Flowering rush control on drawn-down sediment: mesocosm and field evaluations
John D. Madsen, Thomas E. Woolf, and Ryan M. Wersal
  42
Biological control of Salvinia molesta: Population dynamics of Cyrtobagous salviniae in Lake B. A. Steinhagen
Abhishek Mukherjee, Allen Knutson, and Kevin Heinz
  46
July

Heritable variation for vegetative growth rate in ten distinct genotypes of hybrid watermilfoil
Lindsey-Ann L. Taylor, James N. McNair, Paula Guastello, Jeff Pashnick, and Ryan A. Thum
  51

Fluridone, penoxsulam, and triclopyr absorption and translocation by Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) and Hydrilla (Hydrillla verticillata)
Joseph D. Vassios, Scott J. Nissen, Tyler J. Koschnick, and Mark A. Hielman
  58

Evaluation of three grass-specific herbicides on torpedograss (Panicum repens) and seven non-target, native aquatic plants
Stephen F. Enloe and Michael D. Netherland*
  65

Uruguay waterprimrose control with herbicides
Stephen F. Enloe and D. K. Lauer*
  71

How long do shoot fragments of hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) and Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) remain buoyant?
Joshua D. Wood and Michael D. Netherland*
  76
open access
Asexual reproduction and ramet sprouting of crested floatingheart (Nymphoides cristata)
Lyn A. Gettys, Carl J. Della Torre Iii, Kyle M. Thayer, and Ian J. Markovich
  83

Early-season dynamics of alligatorweed biological control by Agasicles hygrophila in Louisiana and Mississippi
Nathan E. Harms and Judy F. Shearer*
  89

Risk assessment for water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica) in Texas
Earl W. Chilton II*
  96
NOTES    
open access
Survival and vegetative regrowth of Eurasian and hybrid watermilfoil following operational treatment with auxinic herbicides in Gun Lake, Michigan
Ryan A. Thum, Syndell Parks, James N. Mcnair, Pam Tyning, Paul Hausler, Lindsay Chadderton, Andrew Tucker, and Anna Monfils*
  103
Germination of fresh and stored Texas wild rice seeds, an endangered aquatic macrophyte
Jeffrey T. Hutchinson*
  108
Evaluation of copper on Texas wild rice, creeping primrose-willow and waterstargrass
Jeffrey T. Hutchinson and Kenneth G. Ostrand*
  113
Curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) control using copper–ethylenediamine alone and in combination with endothall
Gray Turnage and John D. Madsen*
  116
Evaluating the efficacy of granular copper and triclopyr alone and in combination for control of flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus)
Gray Turnage, Ryan M. Wersal, and John D. Madsen*
  120
open access
Common duckweed (Lemna minor) consumption by blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) in feeding trials
W. Cory Heaton and John H. Rodgers, Jr.*
  123
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Officials concerned: ‘Noxious’ invasive weed found in Cayuga Lake near Aurora

NewYorkUpstate.com

Aurora, NY.– Hydrilla, a potentially harmful invasive water plant, has been discovered in Cayuga Lake near Wells College.

Read more: http://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2016/09/invasive_plant_species_found_in_cayuga_lake_near_aurora.html

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Bunnings busted selling weed

sagittaria

Herald Sun – Australia

THE incorrect labelling of a highly invasive aquatic weed has exposed a plant wholesaler to nearly $120,000 in fines…

Read more

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Salvinia in Shreveport’s drinking water supply

giantsalvinia

 

KTBS

“We had a dog that thought it was the grass and walked straight into the lake,” Roberts recalled.

Read more: http://www.ktbs.com/story/33162654/salvinia-in-shreveports-drinking-water-supply

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Plant-Munching Weevil Helps Botswana Contain Weeds Threatening to Overwhelm the Okavango

SalviniaMmolesta

Three decades after the first reports of the arrival in Botswana of Salvinia molesta–a pestilential free-floating, mat-forming water fern native to Brazil–scientists …say they are at last prevailing in the struggle against the weed.

Read more: http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/29/botswana-prevailing-in-struggle-against-weeds-threatening-okavango/

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Water chestnut taking over waterways

water chestnut

Manchester Journal Outdoors (Vermont)

Water chestnut (Trapa natans) is now found in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and eastern Canada. See two short videos on this invasive aquatic weed.

Read more here:

http://www.manchesterjournal.com/outdoors/ci_30132534/thom-smith-nature-watch-aquatic-weed-taking-over

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Scugog Lake Stewards launch research project to document aquatic plants in Lake Scugog

durhamregion.com (Ontario, Canada)

SCUGOG — A research and monitoring project spearheaded by Dr. Ron Porter of the Scugog Lake Stewards officially hit the water on May 26 when a small crew set out on a half-day expedition of Lake Scugog to examine the contents of the township’s crown jewel. “We were very surprised to find major changes in the aquatic plants from just a year before,” recalled Dr. Porter of the initial findings.

 

Read more here.

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Panel OKs use of poison to kill pond plants

Opponents rue damaging side-effects of herbicides

  • Eagle-Tribune
  • By Terry Date tdate@andovertownsman.com
  • May 28, 2016

ANDOVER — Sometime between mid- and late-June a state-approved contractor will spray herbicides at Field and Collins ponds in the Harold Parker State Forest to kill invasive plants, a first step in a controversial treatment plan that may call for future herbicide uses.

Read more here.

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