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Milfoil Control and Aquatic Herbicides Safety

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A customer recently contacted us regarding the control of Milfoil, Parrot Feather and Water Primrose.  Below is his question and a response. Q:  Hi, I need to know if this product is going to be harmful to the fish, frogs, turtles, ducks and other wildlife in and around my lake prior to purchase and use.  I read the FAQ but it says nothing except to read the label before use which would require me to purchase it first.  To be sure, we would be using the product best suited for the treatment of  Milfoil, Parrot Feather and Water Primrose.  Thank...

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Aquatic Herbicides: An Annual Application Recommendation for Killing Weeds

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Question five in the Q+A Series deals with the recommended timing and annual schedule of aquatic weed control products for killing weeds, algae control, and a lake muck removal application.  Keep in mind each individual case is different.  Many situations will only call for one or possibly two of these applications, or possibly something all together separate from these three. Question #5- What would be my application schedule for this?  When do we begin?  How often? When do we stop?  In other words, what could I put on my yearly calendar to remind me to do this each year?  (Feel free to refer back to...

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Aquatic Weed Control: It’s March and Bladderwort is Back!

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Bladderwort is a free floating pond weed that lacks a root system but does have a yellow flower on an erect stem above the water.   Submersed leaves are whorled with 4-10 lateral leaves that fork often giving them a very delicate capillary appearance.  This mesh of lacy flexible foliage is littered with small black, brown or green dots (bladders). These hundreds of small digestion sacs trap and digest small aquatic creatures for nutrients. Bladderwort is an aquatic carnivorous pond weed whose diet consists of insects and other small organisms.  When prey touches the weed, a bladder expands, sucks in the insect which...

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