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Water hyacinth used for counteracting algal blooms

In a controversial experiment in Florida, researchers are stocking King’s Bay with floating pens of water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) to reduce algal blooms. ¬†Water hyacinth was removed from the bay beginning in the late 1950s, but Hydrilla replaced it and … Continue reading

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