A Best Management Practices Handbook

Lyn A. Gettys, William T. Haller and David G. Petty, editors

Prepared by

Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation
3272 Sherman Ridge Rd
Marietta, GA  30064

Contact Carlton Layne (clayne@aquatics.org) or at the above address to order hard copies.  Printed copies will be available later this summer



Full BMP

4th Edition BMP (pdf)

Individual Chapters

1.1 Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Aquatic Biology
1.2 Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Fish
1.3 Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Waterfowl
1.4 Impact of Invasive Aquatic Plants on Aquatic Birds
1.5 Aquatic Plants, Mosquitoes and Public Health
2.1 Introduction to the Plant Monographs
2.2 Hydrilla
2.3 Eurasian Watermilfoil
2.4 Curlyleaf Pondweed
2.5 Egeria
2.6 Fanwort and Cabomba
2.7 Starry Stonewort
2.8 Parrotfeather
2.9 Floatinghearts
2.10 Waterchestnut
2.11 Waterhyacinth
2.12 Waterlettuce
2.13 Giant and Common Salvinia
2.14 Duckweed and Watermeal: The World’s Smallest Flowering Plants
2.15 Phragmites: Common Reed
2.16 Purple Loosestrife
2.17 Flowering Rush
2.18 Ecology and Management of Algae and Harmful Algal Blooms
3.1 A Manager’s Definition of Aquatic Plant Control
3.2 Developing a Lake Management Plan
3.3 The Endangered Species Act
3.4 Cultural and Physical Control of Aquatic Weeds
3.5 Mechanical Control of Aquatic Weeds
3.6 Introduction to Biological Control of Aquatic Weeds
3.6.1 Insects for Biocontrol of Aquatic Weeds
3.6.2 Grass Carp for Biocontrol of Aquatic Weeds
3.7 Requirements for Registration of Aquatic Herbicides
3.7.1 Chemical Control of Aquatic Weeds
3.7.2 Herbicide Resistance & Resistance Management of Aquatic Plants
3.7.3 Spray Adjuvants: A User’s Guide
3.7.4 Aquatic Herbicide Application Methods
3.8 A Discussion to Address Your Concerns: Will Herbicides Hurt Me or My Lake?



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