HELP: ERADICATION OF AZOLLA

MR J GERBER g91g4644 at warthog.ru.ac.za
Sat Apr 1 04:59:14 EST 1995


In article <3ld3v9$lcs at nikau.palm.cri.nz> agpcrv at palm.cri.nz writes:
>From: agpcrv at palm.cri.nz
>Subject: HELP: ERADICATION OF AZOLLA
>Date: Thu, 30 Mar 95 13:54:10 +1200

>I am making this enquiry for a friend who is farming in a dry region of 
>South Africa. His dam is overgrown with Azolla to the extent that the
>entire water surface has been covered. Does anyone have any experience 
>with eradicating this water fern?

>Any help would be much appreciated

>Christine Voisey
>email: AGPCRV at pnv.palm.cri.nz
                                                                             
Christine:                                                          
The only way to get rid of that shit is to clear it manualy. 
Herbicides do work, but that renders the water useless for both 
livestock and irrigation         



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