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Herbiciding a pond

Read in the local paper that the State DEP may grant the use of Fluridone
that is choked with hydrilla. They say they will use no more than 20ppb
(billion). The article stated that Florida spent millions in applying
Fluridone to keep hydrilla at bay. What do others think of using this on a
small pond? Will it work? The State is also looking into other means such as
introducing a number of infertile grass carp to eat it, but the fisheries
department canned that idea. How else can evasive plants be kept at bay?
What about over fertilizing the lake so an algae bloom kills all the plants
then let it revive on it's own??? Won't all the decaying hyrdrilla
effectively do the same thing as it rots? Just looking for some other