Biologic Control Tests for Mussel Control

Project ID: 1625
Principal Investigator: Jacque Keele
Research Topic: Invasive Species
Funded Fiscal Years: 2016 and 2017
Keywords: None

Research Question

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.

Contributing Partners

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Research Products

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

This research product summarizes the research results and potential application to Reclamation's mission.

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Last Updated: 4/4/17