Hydrilla infestation by Tony Pernas, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org
Hydrilla close up by Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
Photo of Hydrilla Verticillata by Chris Evans, River to River CWMA, used courtesy of Bugwood.org.
This collection of resources on hydrilla links to key information such as webinars, press releases and documents on aquatic plant management. Links to many of the items can also be found in context on the other hydrilla webpages. Some file sizes are quite large and large file sizes are usually noted.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON HYDRILLA
- Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants Program: Hydrilla has extensive data about hydrilla including the economic and ecological damage, geological distribution and origin, taxonomy, biocontrols, and much more.
- Monoecious Hydrilla - A Review of the Literature provides a comprehensive overview of published research done on monoecious hydrilla, which is the biotype found in New York. The Appendix includes the abstracts from each article cited in the paper. The source of the review is the New York Invasive Species Information.
- Hydrilla Hunt Webinar (7/16/2013), featuring Scott Kishbaugh (NYSDEC), Bob Johnson (Racine-Johnson Aquatic Ecologists), Greg Sargis (The Nature Conservancy), and Meg Wilkinson (Natural Heritage Program). Topics include how to identify hydrilla, how to survey for hydrilla, and how to report findings of hydrilla. View supporting materials for this webinar such as: hydrilla identification tips, hydrilla surveying form, description of rake toss method, webinar presentation charts, additional charts and information, and iMap training.
- Hydrilla Growth Rate, in 'Use of Herbicides for Control of Submersed Vegetation,' a PowerPoint presentation by Michael D. Netherland, Ph.D, US Army ERDC, Gainesville, FL
- Does Hydrilla Grow an Inch Per Day? Measuring short-term changes in shoot length to describe invasive potential , Glomski, L.A. and M.D. Netherland. 2011. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management
- Hydrilla linked to eagle deaths via bluegreen algae toxicity (618 kb pdf). Research by Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
- Hydrilla, Brazillian Elodea and Native Elodea ID sheet, from NYSDEC
- Hydrilla update with native look-alikes, adapted from Invasive Weed Identification Guide by CLWN
- Travels with Hydrilla: The Unnatural History of an Accidental Invader by Michael W. Fincham, The Chesapeake Quarterly/Maryland Sea Grant. Details the introduction of hydrilla to the U.S. and its rapid spread.
GENERAL AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT
Last updated June 19, 2015