Aquatic Weeds in Man-Made Lakes

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. David S. Mitchell

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0606

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Mitchell, D. S. (1973) Aquatic Weeds in Man-Made Lakes, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0606

Author Information

  1. Department of Botany, Division of Biological Sciences University of Rhodesia, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Aquatic weeds;
  • Lake Kariba;
  • Man-made lakes;
  • Nutrients;
  • Salvinia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Salvinia on Lake Kariba

  • Other Explosive Growths of Aquatic Weeds

  • Growth of Salvinia Spp. and Eichhornia Crassipes in South America

  • Methods of Handling Aquatic Weed Problems

  • Conclusions