Ecology and management of water plants in lowland streams

Dawson, F.H. (1989) Ecology and management of water plants in lowland streams. In: Fifty-seventh annual report for the year ended 31st March 1989. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 43-60. (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

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Abstract

A review article which discusses the ecology and management of common water plants in lowland streams, with an introduction containing a review of previous studies on the subject. The article covers the significance of seasonal growth, the significance of stand structure (particularly in relation to hydraulic resistence), an assessment of current river management, improvements to plant management techniques (in relation to cutting), and alternatives to the traditional techniques of river plant management. There are a number of accompanying figures.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Ecology and management of water plants in lowland streams
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Dawson, F.H.
Title of Book: Fifty-seventh annual report for the year ended 31st March 1989
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Page Range: pp. 43-60
Date: 1989
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aquatic plants; Freshwater ecology; River basin management; Riparian vegetation; Seasonal variations; River discharge; Annual reports; Ranunculus calcareus; Ranunculus spp.; England
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Environment
Management
Item ID: 5118
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:22
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:22
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5118

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