This webinar features three presenters each sharing about Giant Salvinia. First, Dr.
Mudge provides an update on new chemical control technologies being used throughout
the U.S. to combat the ever spreading floating fern, giant salvinia, as well as new
challenges that impact aquatic herbicide use throughout the southeastern U.S. Then,
Ms. Nachtrieb shares an overview of USACE giant salvinia biological control efforts with
regard to rearing/release efforts and salvinia weevil field establishment. Lastly, Dr. Diaz
discusses the mass rearing program, external cooperation, research summary, and cold
tolerance development at LSU, as well as a new project in cooperation with ERDC.