describe case histories of this
and Richard, Small, and Osborne
provides a useful list Of common
response to herbicides.
nuisance plants and their responses to endothall, diquat, 2,4-D, and------
water level drawdown.
Another potential negative effect of herbicide use is the waiting
(3 to 10 days, depending upon chemical) between application and water use.
2,4-D all have waiting periods.
Herbicide and algicide applications for the control of nuisance
phyte and algal problems are widely used methods of reservoir management.
These chemicals provide an expedient and often highly effective means of
However, when one
at least short-term control of problem species.
nuisance species is controlled, another species may take its place.
It is important to note that the use of registered herbicides may be the
only feasible solution in many instances.
is a summary of the use of herbicides and algicides.