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- Havel, John E.; Knight, Susan E.; Maxson, Kristopher A.
- Hydrobiologia 2017 v.800 no.1 pp. 81-97
- Euhrychiopsis lecontei; Myriophyllum spicatum; analysis of covariance; biological control; environmental factors; field experimentation; indigenous species; lakes; phytomass; plants (botany); prediction; summer; Wisconsin
- ... We tested the effectiveness of milfoil weevils (Euhrychiopsis lecontei) for reducing biomass of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum, EWM) under natural lake conditions in a 3-year field experiment. In each of four lakes, we randomly chose two EWM beds for stocking and two beds as controls. A total of ca. 40,000 weevils were added to the eight stocked beds. During June and August 2013–2015 ...