Aquatic Pesticide Monitoring Program. Non-Chemical Aquatic Plant Control A New Research Program Nicole David Ben K. Greenfield Geoff Siemering. Aquatic Pesticide Monitoring Program Background Increased permitting requirements for chemical pesticide application after Talent decision
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Non-Chemical Aquatic Plant Control
A New Research Program
Ben K. Greenfield
pesticide application after Talent decision
reevaluate control methods
1. Irrigation supply systems
2. Drinking water reservoirs
3. Exotic weed control (canals and coastal)
4. Mosquito abatement
5. Flood and storm water control
6. Recreational impoundments (golf courses,
Selected by Science Advisory Committee based on toxicity
and extent used.
1. Conduct thorough cost-effectiveness evaluations
of non-chemical aquatic plant control options
2. Identify additional non-chemical methods for
3. Produce guidebook to help managers determine
best control options
sure CA isn't missing out on effective methods
for specific water body types
in draft Technical Memo
technologies have been attempted in California waters
a lack of funding.
Mechanical shredding without removal
(Eichhornia crassipes) in Delta sloughs.