Alex B. Montgomery

The Evaluation Of Chemical Aquatic Weed Control In Georgia Farm Ponds

Aquatic weed control has in recent years developed into one of the most important phases of farm pond management in Georgia. Properly constructed ponds with adequate fertilization which were chemically treated four years ago show no reinfestation at this time. On the other hand, in experimental ponds which were not properly fertilized the results of chemical weed control were of extremely short duration. The more frequently used herbicides, Sodium arsenite, 2,4-D (ester and amines), 2,4-D-2,4,5-T combinations, and Copper sulphate are considered with regard to methods of application...