AQUATIC WEED CONTROL

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

Managing aquatic weeds revolves around proper plant identification. Proper control relies on proper identification. This course teaches the basics of aquatic weed identification, and the different approaches to aquatic plant management.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

•  Gain an understanding of the issues involved in controlling aquatic weeds.

•  Tailor a management strategy that addresses the unique identification and control approaches to
    aquatic plant life.

 

Lesson 1

Plant Identification
Control Relies on Identification
Ask an Expert
Taking Photographs

Lesson 2

Benefits of Aquatic Plants
Non-indigenous vs. Native
Effects of Humans

Lesson 3

Off-Label Uses
Control Populations
Biological Agents
Insects
Grass Carp
Pathogens
Systemic and Contact Herbicides
Submersed Herbicides
Mechanical Control

Lesson 4

Algae
Biological Control
Chemical Control
Mechanical Control
Physical Control

Final Assessment

 

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