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Provides an insight into the complexities involved in managing aquatic systems, discusses state-of-the-art control techniques and deals with patterns of regrowth and recovery post-management.
Biology and Distribution. Propagule bank and plant emergence of macrophytes in artificial channels of a temperate irrigation area in Argentina; L.W. Acosta, et al. Modelling Potamogeton pectinatus: for better or for worse; M.J.M. Hootsmans. Effects of Cyprinus carpio on Potamogeton pectinatus in experimental culture: the incidence of the periphyton; N.S. Sidorkewicj, et al. Survival strategy of Pistia stratiotes L. in the Djoudj National Park in Senegal; N.G. den Hollander, et al. Comparative ecology of Monochoria korsakowii and M. Vaginalis; H. Kunii, H. Okibe. Competition between three submerged macrophtes, Elodea canadensis Michx, Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) St. John and Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss; C.S James, et al. Metals in sediment and water of three reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. Ex Steud.) stands; J. Oliveira, et al. Heavy metal content of common reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. Ex Steudel) and its periphyton in Hungarian shallow standing waters; G. Lakatos, et al. Gas transfer in wetland plants controlled by Graham's law of diffusion; W. Grosse, H.J. Frick. Aquatic plants in the rice fields of the Tagus Valley, Portugal; T. Vasconcelos, et al. Plant communities of the lagoons of the Portuguese Coastal, Superdistrict: a multivariate approach; J.C. Costa, et al. The use of isozymes and PCR-based DNA polymorphism in aquatic weed management: a case-study on introduced and native clones of a hybrid complex; L. Triest, B.L. de Greef. Methodologies for surveying plant communities in artificial channels; D. Hatcher, et al. Ecology. Interrelations of river ship traffic with aquatic plants in the River Nile, Upper Egypt; M.M. Ali, et al. River plants from an Iberian basin and environmental factors influencing their distribution; M.T. Ferreira, I.S. Moreira. Macrophyte cover and standing crop in the River Scorff and its tributaries (Brittany, Northwestern France): scale, patterns and process; J. Haury, L.G. Aidara. Relationships of some ecological factors with the associations of vegetation in British rivers; F.H. Dawson, K. Szoszkiewicz. Distribution of the morphological groups of aquatic plants for rivers in the UK; F.H. Dawson, et al. Macrophyte functional variables v. species assemblages as predictors of trophic status in flowing waters; M.M. Ali, et al. Vegetation dynamics in a fishpond littoral related to human impact; Z. Hroudova, P. Zakravsky. Aquatic macrophyte distribution in relation to water and sediment conditions in the Itaipu Reservoir, Brazil; L. Bini, et al. Influence of water level fluctuation on the structure and composition of the macrophyte vegetation in two small temporary lakes in the northwest of Spain; C. Fernandez-Alaez, et al. Environmental factors related to the establishment of algal mats in concrete irrigation channels; M.T. Ferreira, et al. Invertebrate hydraulic microhabitat and community structure in Callitriche stagnalis Scop. Patches; M.T. Ohare, K.J. Murphy. Habitat conditions of nymphaeid associations in Poland; M. Szankowski, S. Klosowski. Classification of Danube Delta lakes based on aquatic vegetation and turbidity; H. Coops, et al. Invasive Aquatic and Riparian Plants. The distribution in bankside habitats of three alien invasive plants in the UK in relation to the development of control strategies; F.H. Dawson, D. Holland. Azolla filiculoides Lamarck (Pteridophyta: Azollaceae), its status in South Africa and control; M.P. Hill, C.J. Cilliers. Loss of native aquatic plant species in a community dominated by Eurasian watermilfoil; C.W. Boylen, et al. Spartina patens as a weed in Galician saltmarshes (NW Iberian Peninsula); D.G. SanLeon, et al. Phenology and long-term control of Heracleum mantegazzianum; J.M. Caffrey. Management. Integrated Plant Control. Aquatic weeds and their management in Portugal: insights and the international context; I. Moreira, et al. Integrated submerged aquatic vegetation management in an urban New Zealand river; A. Schwarz, T. Snelder. Succession of Egeria densa in an drinking water reservoir in Morbihan (France); A. Dutartre, et al. Physical and Biomanipulative Control Typha control efficiency of a weed cutting boat in the Lac de Guiers in Senegal: a preliminary study on mowing speed and re-growth capacity; S. Hellsten, et al. Aquatic plant management: ecological effects in two streams of the Swiss Plateau; B.R. Kaenel, U. Uehlinger. Submerged macrophyte control with herbivorous fish in irrigation channels of semiarid Argentina; A.A. Dall 'Armellina, et al. Lysathia n.sp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a host specific beetle for the control of the aquatic weed Myriophyllum aquaticum (Haloragaceae) in South Africa; C.J. Cilliers. Chemical Control. Fate of dichlobenil in the River Ivel. 1: Determination of the residues of dichlobenil in sediment and water; P.R.F. Barret, R.J. Makepeace. Fate of dichlobenil in the River Ivel. 2: Effects of dichlobenil residues on hydroponically grown lettuce; R.J. Makepeace, J.A. Glaisher. Resistance of Alisma: plantago aquatica to sulfonylurea herbicides in Portugese rice fields; M. Calha, et al. Ecology, distribution and chemical control of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides in the UK; J.R. Newman, F.H. Dawson. Chemical control of common reed (Phragmites australis) by foliar herbicides under different spray conditions; I. Moreira, et al. Chemical control of common reed (Phragmites australis (Cov.) Trin. Ex Steudel). Effect of plant cutting on herbicide efficacy; A. Monteiro, et al. Control of Algae. Long-term algal control in a reservoir using barley straw; P.R.F. Barrett, et al. Filamentous algal control using barley straw; J.M. Caffrey, C. Monahan. Preliminary observation on the control of algal growth by magnetic treatment of water; J.R. Newman, R.C. Watson. Plant Utilisation. Biomass characterisation on Azolla filiculiodes grown in natural ecosystems and wastewater; M.L. Costa, et al. Residual effects of herbicide-treated Eichhornia crassipes used as a soil amendment; R.K. Stocker, W.T. Haller. A simple model for evaluating the costs and benefits of aquatic macrophytes; E.H. van Nes, et al.