is based on identification of the
target plants, then removing the
plant by the most appropriate method
of control determined by a certified
weed control specialist. Options
include mechanical, chemical or
biological control. Assistance with
plant identification and control can
be obtained through your local
County Cooperative Extension office,
or through the The
Weed Research and
located at U.C. Davis (listed
below). The publication, "Aquatic
weed control: Obtaining assistance"
can assist you in coordinating these
activities. Use the UCD contact
listed below in place of the contact
listed in the publication. An
updated publication is being
Conte, F.S. 1995.
control: Obtaining assistance.
U.C. Davis Animal Science
Aquaculture Pub. ASAQ C01. pp.
Please note that the regulations
concerning sterile Grasscarp use
in California have changed since
ASAQ C01 was printed. Sterile
Grasscarp are now allowed in
certain areas of northern
California. Please refer to
Anon. 1998 listed below for
current information on sterile
Imperial irrigation district
fact sheets: Aquatic weed
control and sterile grass carp.
Aquatic Weed Specialist:
Also, visit the UCD
WEED RESEARCH &
Dr. Joseph M.
Weed Specialist &
Director: Weed Research and
160 Robbins Hall
1 Shields Ave.
University of California Davis
Davis, CA 95616