Triploid Grass Carp for Biological Control of Aquatic Vegetation in Texas

Date of Publication
June 6, 2022
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Aquatic vegetation is a common problem in ponds, which can lead to low, dissolved oxygen fish kills, increased water evaporation, reduced access for recreation, reduced fish growth, and many other issues. In addition to mechanical, physical, and chemical control options, biological control is an efficient, relatively inexpensive way to manage some nuisance aquatic vegetation populations. Traditionally, biological control is described as using a natural enemy to target a specific organism. (3 Pages)

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