Aquatic Plant Management Handbook
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"This handbook provides nationally recognized Best Management Practices (BMPs) for chemical, mechanical-physical, biological, and cultural procedures for controlling aquatic plants, using methods that protect or restore fish and wildlife habitat. Many managers, practitioners, and researchers believe that managing invasive plant populations at levels that protect other uses of an aquatic system also maintains quality aquatic habitat. This handbook is an introductory resource for landowners, extension agents, land and water resource managers, and applicators of invasive plant control technologies throughout the country." - from 1st Edition Publication Introduction "The handbook has been one of the most successful ways of distributing information to the public regarding aquatic plant management. The first edition of this handbook became one of the most widely read and used references in the aquatic plant management community. This second edition has been specifically designed with the water resource manager, water management association, homeowners and customers and operators of aquatic plant management companies and districts in mind. It is not intended to provide the answers to every question, but it should provide basic scientifically sound information to assist decision-makers." - from 2nd Edition available here.