By I. Bernez, F. Aguiar, C. Violle, T. Ferreira (auth.), J. M. Caffrey, A. Dutartre, J. Haury, K. J. Murphy, P. M. Wade (eds.)
Macrophytes and macrophytes ecology have won an extra significance with the creation of, and felony requirement to enforce, the eu Water Framework Directive. This displays the dear position that aquatic plant groups play in assessing the ecological prestige of water our bodies. major adjustments within the prestige and basic abundance of those groups has been recorded within the final 3 many years, consequent on such components as worldwide warming and, more and more, at the unfold of competitive alien species. those adjustments were so much felt in these waters which are exploited for amenity and leisure pursuits.
The elevated biomass of aquatic crops in water our bodies has adversely impacted on relaxation use of those structures yet has additionally impacted on their use for agricultural, flood aid, municipal and household reasons. The loss to nationwide economies due to this over the top plant biomass has been considerable and has positioned strain on water managers to increase weed keep an eye on techniques which are effective, environmentally delicate and in your price range. the implications from the main up to date examine actions and box trials of prime aquatic plant scientists and bosses in all 5 continents, geared toward resolving those weed difficulties, has been drawn jointly during this volume.
The identify of this designated factor, 'Macrophytes in aquatic ecosystems: from biology to management', is wide-ranging and displays the large scope and scale of the papers provided therein. It additional recognises the outdated paradigm: 'knowledge to accomplish administration and administration to accomplish knowledge'.
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