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How to Control Pondweeds

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Ponds are known to be important hotspots for maintaining the biodiversity in the ecosystem. Ponds also support varieties of species, and few among them are scarce species, which need to be maintained with care to avoid misbalance in the ecosystem.  Besides being the house of aquatic species, ponds are also popular for housing a wonderful terrestrial wildlife. Ponds act as the source of drinking water in the dry weather, and also provide insect as well as plant-based food.  Keeping this fact in mind these days many are showing interest in construction of artificial or natural pond close to their habitat to stay close...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pond Water Clean

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A pond is a living ecosystem that contains bacteria, plants, fish and other life forms as well. Apart from an algae bloom, unclean water may also be caused by organic and decaying matter, clay, dirt, debris, animal feces, and other contaminants and undesired materials. You would not like your pond water to be unclean as it will also deteriorate the looks of your farm or home and will also harm aquatic life. When you want to have clean pond water and wish that it stays clean, you have a number of natural methods (in the form of biofilters, plants, and...

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Aquatic Weed Control: 4 Fish Safe Pondweed Treatment Tips

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() is a water weed found throughout the world with an estimated 90 species.  Leaves are submersed, typically thin and translucent.  Some varieties have floating leaves on the water surface.  They grow in water depths 1-10 feet and can tolerate low light.  Strong roots anchor the weeds into sediment.  in the fall from (buds) on the lake or pond bottom.  These young weeds remain alive under the ice all winter.  Early summer, Pondweed begins to grow and flowers appear like clusters of beads.  Some of these bead clusters spike above the water surface.  These spikes release pollen that other weeds. ...

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Preventing Aquatic Weed Problems

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Preventing Lake Weed Problems Southern Ponds & Wildlife Vol. 3 #1 (Winter 2004) Don C. Keller   Every spring during the months of April and May, I get hundreds of calls from pond owners who seem to be overwhelmed with vegetation problems.  They usually state that they began fertilizing in March and had difficulty establishing a desirable plankton bloom (green color).  What they fail to say is that there was some vegetation in the pond when they began fertilizing.  The reason they couldn’t get a bloom was because the vegetation was sucking up the fertilizer. All vegetation responds to fertilizer,...

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Bald Eagle Deaths Linked to Invasive Lake Weeds

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Augusta, GA (AP) - Eight bald eagles found dead a lake near the Georgia - South Carolina border died of a disease linked to an invasive weed, authorities have determined. The deaths, which occurred during the winter and early spring, were the result of an algae-borne linked to the invasive weed , The Augusta Chronicle reported. Scientists working to find ways of controlling the problem say they aren't the first bald deaths linked to the weed.  They say 11 eagles died in the area during the previous season. The eagles succumbed to avian vacuolar myelinopathy, caused by algae that grow...

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