Bio slide - Creeping Water Primrose(from South America Forms a mat which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes Then becomes a woody plant which

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/23/10 Hydrilla (from Asia) Causes a loss of recreational use of waters, such as boating, controlled with carp Alligator weed (from South America) Interfere with boating, swimming, and recreational activities Lives in the form of a floating mat, and so is a breeding ground for mosquitoes Giant Silvinia (from South America) Hitch-hikes on boats and other aquatic plants and is spread to other locations, controlled by bugs which only eat this type of plant Parrotfeather (from South America) Causes a navigation hazard and is a breeding ground for mosquitoes
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Unformatted text preview: Creeping Water Primrose (from South America) Forms a mat, which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes Then becomes a woody plant which flowers Eurasian Watermilfoil (from Eurasia) Creates a dense canopy which shades out native plants which are food for waterfowl Is a great hazard for boaters, and can be spread by them All are a hazard to boaters, they can get caught in the propellers and cause a lot of damage. They can also be spread by boaters if they...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course BIO 181 taught by Professor Milton during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.

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