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Staff 12-06-2009 05:58 PM

Milfoil is foiled by herbicide on Minnetonka bays
 
Milfoil is foiled by herbicide on Minnetonka bays
By Laurie Blake, Star Tribune
Last update: December 1, 2009 - 5:11 PM

Milfoil is foiled by herbicide on Minnetonka bays | StarTribune.com
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The question is how native plants will bear up under the chemicals and how long the milfoil control will last, he said. "That has a bearing on how much future treatments are going to cost, and that has a bearing on whether people will undertake them or not.''

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to answer those questions ...

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A key reason to control milfoil is to promote the growth of native plants that provide habitat for fish and wildlife and improve water quality, Welling said.


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