Phytoremediation of zinc, cadmium, copper and chrome from industrial wastewater by Eichhornia crassipes
Number of items Plant species Plant parts used Mean = SD Range Eichhornia crassipes
Whole plants 14.
Incoming floodwaters bring floating mats of waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
, but these do not proliferate.
Adult weevil damage induced resistance in Eichhornia crassipes
as measured by weevil performance, but simulated adult damage did not (Experiment 1).
The effect of prolonged floods on Eichhornia crassipes
growth in Parana River floodplain lakes.
macrophytes like Eichhornia crassipes
and Salvinia auriculata cause
Another possible so urce, reported to Dennis in 1997, was the burning of waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
, which cause problems for navigation by small boats.
Megamelus scutellaris Berg (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) is a South American species that feeds on waterhyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes
Barnabas (1996) tells absence of such grooves and curing from the endoderm for Egeria densa and Eichhornia crassipes
common aquatic weed Eichhornia crassipes
has been used in China for the
There are no reports that individuals from this genus are harmful agroforestry crops of economic importance, however, Cornops aquaticum (Bruner) (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Leptysminae) is reported as a beneficial insect with potential to be used in the biological control of plants, such as Eichhornia crassipes
2]) is covered by floating aquatic macrophyte (just the first 30 m), represented by Eichhornia crassipes
and Salvinia sp.
Interacoes ecologicas entre as macrofitas aquaticas flutuantes Eichhornia crassipes
e Pistia stratiotes.
The level of mercury in Eichhornia crassipes
after one week of exposure to 25, 50, and 75 ppm was about 70-75%.
bruchi) and phenological stages of Eichhornia crassipes
in southern Florida.