Category: Ponds

Chemical Control of Aquatic Weeds

Aquatic weeds in ponds or lakes can be controlled by physical removal, biological control, or herbicides. The method or combination of methods used will depend on factors such as target weeds,...

Pond Turnover and Dissolved Oxygen

Turnover in ponds and lakes is a natural phenomenon that is a result of the influence of thermal stratification on dissolved oxygen levels in a water body. Sometimes, pond turnovers can result in...

Aquatic & Shoreline Plant Selection

Aquatic plant selection is extremely important in the development of aquatic pools. You must have some degree of balance between plants and animals in your pool so that the water remains clear and...

Herbicide Application: The Label Is the Law

Phone calls from landowners having problems with aquatic weeds are common for Extension Agents every spring. This is especially true following mild winters when temperatures may not have gotten low...

Duckweed and Watermeal

Clemson Extension Agents get many calls each year from landowners having problems with aquatic weeds in their ponds. One of the more common plants we receive calls about is duckweed (Lemna spp.)....

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