can hinder water activities by damaging ecosystems.
One of the affected areas is Sudbury, and the company is currently teaming up with the city and the Greater Sudbury Watershed Alliance on a three-year project to reduce the Eurasian watermilfoil in five of Sudbury's lakes: Long, Simon, Grant, Richard and McFarlane.
They only feed on Eurasian watermilfoil," Borrowman said.
One of his strongest testimonials came from Owen Williams, chair of the Ontario Invasive Plants Council, who describes Milfoil Solution as a "perfect example" of how native species can be used to control non-native and aggressive invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil.
That approach could boost the success of biological control insects such as the watermilfoil weevil, Euhrychiopsis lecontei.
For best results, weevils recruited to stop the spread of the weeds should be matched as closely as possible to Eurasian watermilfoil plants most genetically similar to those from which the insect was collected.
is an invasive, noxious aquatic plant that seriously impacts the water recreation and tourism industry of Michigan.
3) Phragmites (4) Purple loosestrife (5) Japanese barberry (6) Morrow's honeysuckle (7) Glossy buckthorn (8) Garlic mustard (9) Winged euonymus (Burning-Bush) (10) Reed canary-grass (11) Mile-a-Minute vine (12) Oriental bittersweet (13) Japanese knotweed (14) Eurasian watermilfoil
(CHART 1) Invasive Species (CHART 2) Critical invasive plants
A biogeographic perspective on Eurasian watermilfoil
declines: Additional evidence for the role of herbivorous weevils in promoting declines.
We examined what impact varying levels of the exotic plant Eurasian watermilfoil
(Myriohphyllum spicatum L.