Estate Management Services full maintenance program is designed to help pond owners and their advisers in the identification and management of aquatic vegetation. Aquatic vegetation management can be a perplexing problem. The first part of that problem is proper identification. Management of most aquatic plant species depends on properly identifying the desirable or nuisance plant.
Unwanted aquatic plants are the number one pond maintenance problem in Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas. They make their appearance every year with the arrival of warm weather.
Estate Management Services is here to help pond and lake owners identify their problem plants and choose a control method that best suits them.
The first step in controlling your pond or lake is to deem if it is necessary. A moderate growth of water plants is good for your pond. If your pond has 10-20 percent coverage your fish will benefit greatly. Aquatic plants, particularly microscopic, are critical first link in the food chain that eventually produce lunker bass or other large game fish.
Another benefit for some cover is for young fish. Beds of vegetation give young fish a place to hide from predators. Aquatic plant beds also provide excellent fishing spots. So if fishing is your goal for your pond or lake your plants should be managed not eradicated.
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