Chiconela, Tomas and Koschnick, T. J. and Haller, W. T. (2004) Selectivity of Metsulfuron Methyl to Six Common Littoral Species in Florida. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, 42, pp. 115-116.
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Many Central Florida lakes, particularly those in the Kissimmee River watershed, are maintained 0.5 to 1.0 m lower than historic (pre-1960) levels during the summer hurricane season for flood control purposes. These lower water levels have allowed proliferation and formation of dense monotypic populations of pickerelweed ( Pontederia cordata L.) and other broadleaf species that out compete more desirable native grasses (Hulon, pers. comm., 2002). Due to the limited availability of data on the effects of metsulfuron methyl on wetland plants, particularly in Florida, the present study was carried out with the objective of testing its phytotoxicity on six wetland species, to determine the feasibility of its use for primary pickerelweed control.
|Title:||Selectivity of Metsulfuron Methyl to Six Common Littoral Species in Florida|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Aquatic Plant Management|
|Page Range:||pp. 115-116|
|Issuing Agency:||Aquatic Plant Management Society, Inc.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Metsulfuron meth; Florida; Knotgrass, Paragrass, Torpedograss, Bulrush, Pickerelweed, Arrowhead|
|Depositing User:||Stephanie Haas|
|Date Deposited:||12 Dec 2008 20:14|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 20:03|
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