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Title: Mechanical harvesting of aquatic plants. Report 2, Evaluation of selected handling function of mechanical control
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Jacksonville District.
Aquatic Plant Control Research Program (U.S.)
Smith, Perry A.
Keywords: Aquatic plant control
Aquatic plants
Mechanical harvesting
Issue Date: Jun-1980
Publisher: Environmental Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: The U.S. Army Engineer District, Jacksonville, is continuing their efforts toward instituting environmentally compatible, large-scale aquatic plant control and management programs. The Jacksonville District requested that the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station continue their efforts towards implementing an aquatic plant mechanical control system. The program was devoted to : (A.) defining a conceptual framework and acquiring engineering data for developing performance criteria for selected functions inherent in mechanical harvesting, (B.) soliciting concept designs from industry, and (C.) purchasing a mechanical system(s) for control of aquatic plants. This report describes the field experiments conducted and the engineering data collected. A system for mechanical control of submersed plants was delivered in mid-July 1979. NOTE: This file is large. Allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
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