Jun 24 2018
07:59 am

The most effective methods involve mechanical harvesting and then proper application of herbicide but this is a start.

Milfoil and hydrilla grew rapidly in local lakes, carried here by boats, Niekerk said.

“A lot of people didn’t know what to do and how to handle them,” he said.

Niekerk hangs hoses from a 46-gallon chemical mixing tank over the boat’s side, releasing herbicide near the plants’ root systems. The chemical calculations must be carefully done to be effective, he said.


The story is at Knox News Sentinel web site.

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