- Humans have extensively modified rivers across the world
- Modifications have promoted growth of native and invasive nuisance submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV)
- Chemical and biological controls of SAV are often expensive and unsuccessful
- Strategies for maintaining natural flood pulses may reduce SAV abundance while providing other benefits
Shivers, S. D., S. W. Golladay, M. N. Waters, S. B. Wilde, P. D. Ashford, and A. P. Covich. 2018. Changes in submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) coverage caused by extended drought and flood pulses. Lake and Reservoir Management 34:218-229.
Steve Golladay, [email protected]