Biologic Control Tests for Mussel Control
Is there a specific and effective biocontrol for dreissenid mussels, and can it be utilized in open water systems?
Need and Benefit
Research for species specific biocontrol agents has been ongoing, the RDLES molecular capability is may facilitate the research results for future mussel control.
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Bureau of Reclamation Review
The following documents were reviewed by experts in fields relating to this project's study and findings. The results were determined to be achieved using valid means.
Biologic Control Tests for Mussel Control (final, PDF, 2.5MB)
By Jacque Keele, Yale Passamaneck, Sherri Pucherelli, Dan Molloy
Research Product completed on September 30, 2018
Looking for Novel Parasites to Control Invasive Mussels (final, PDF, 236KB)
By Jacque Keele
R&D Bulletin completed on September 30, 2019