Herbicidal Control of Aquatic Plants

by Edward O. Ganstad, Chief; Aquatic Plant Control, Planning Div., Civ. Works Directorate, Ofc. of the Chief of Engrs., Washington, D.C.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 2, Pg. 397-406

Document Type: Journal Paper


Careful study of the use of herbicides for control of aquatic plants indicates that detrimental effects on the environment are short-lived and can be largely avoided by proper selection of herbicide and method of application. Use limitations on many present registrations of herbicides requires that additional research effort is needed to further study the effects of these herbicides on the environment.

Subject Headings: Vegetation | Pesticides | Aquatic habitats

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