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Name: Haller, William
Title: Professor
Organization: Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Education: Ph.D, Agronomy/botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl, 1974
Office Address: PO Box 110610 Gainesville, FL 32611-0610
Email: whaller@ufl.edu
Telephone: +1 (352) 392-9615

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Use of Herbicides for control of invasive aquatic and upland plants - environmental impact, selectivity, residues, non-target plants - evaluation of new products, bio-rational herbicides, efficacy - herbicide resistance, physiology, toxicity Biological control agents, insects, grass carp and snails for weeds - African search for hydrilla biocontrol insects - utilization of grass carp,, grass carp removal and management - impacts of Golden Apple Snail on native and invasive aquatic plants - potential control of the golden apple snail with oils and surfactants Mechanical harvesting and weed utilization,, Drawdown and other methods - regrowth from deep water harvesting, harvesting efficiency - drawdowns for lake restoration,, weed control and promotion of natives - lake revegetation, restoration and managementPlant physiology/biology and ecology, particularly submersed aquatic weeds - factors affecting the growth of upland and aquatic invasive plants - physiology and biochemistry of hydrilla reproduction, survival, growth - allelopathic compounds, plant interactions, and competition - submersed aquatic plant community management in stormwater treatment areaEducation and public education - developing curricula for teaching invasive species concerns in schools - develop hands on laboratory excercises for students involving invasives - Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative see, http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/education

Keywords: Invasives; Hydrilla