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- Controlling Filamentous Algae in Ponds
The most common aquatic weed problem in many ponds is filamentous algae.
- Chemical Control of Aquatic Weeds
Chemical control efforts will not be successful unless the aquatic plants to be controlled are properly identified.
- Muddy Water in Ponds
Many ponds are built to provide recreational activities and aesthetic benefits. Chronically muddy water makes a pond very unattractive and most swimmers will avoid ...
- Understanding Pond Stratification
Normal thermal stratification of a pond, if it is to occur, generally begins in May or early June and ends in September or early October.
- Planktonic Algae in Ponds
Planktonic algae blooms are rarely a problem for pond owners, but when they do occur the blooms cause considerable concern.
- Algae Control with Barley Straw
Barley straw has received considerable attention as an algaecide based on research done in England. Results showed that barley straw prohibits the growth of many ...
- When to Apply Aquatic Herbicides
The owner's goal for a pond is an important factor in determining when to control aquatic plants.