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References Related to Feasibility of Restoration of Vallisneria americana

Chadwell, T.B., K.A.M. Englehardt. 2008. Effects of pre-existing submerged vegetation and propagule pressure on the invasion success of Hydrilla verticillata. Journal of Applied Ecology 2008, 45, 515-523. Full Document

Engelhardt, K. A. M., M. W. Lloyd, and M. C. Neel. 2014. Effects of Genetic Diversity on Conservation and Restoration Potential at Individual, Population and Regional Scales. Biological Conservation 179:6-16 DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.08.012.

Findlay, S, D.L. Strayer, S.D. Smith, N. Curri. 2014. Magnitude and Patterns of Change in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation of the Tidal Freshwater Hudson River. Estuaries and Coasts.

Findlay, S. E. G., C. Wigand, and W. C. Nieder. 2006. Submerged macrophyte distribution and function in the tidal freshwater Hudson River. J. S. Levinton and J. R. Waldman. 230-241.

Findlay, S.E., W.C. Nieder, E.A. Blair, and D.T. Fischer. 2006. Multi-scale controls on water quality effects of submerged aquatic vegetation in the tidal freshwater Hudson River. Ecosystems, 9(1), 84-96.

Lloyd; M. W., R. Burnett, Jr; K. Engelhardt, and M. C. Neel. 2011. Does Genetic Diversity of Restored Sites Differ from Natural Sites? A Comparison of Vallisneria americana (Hydrocharitaceae) Populations Within the Chesapeake Bay. Conservation Genetics 13:753-765. Full Document

Lloyd, M. W., R. Burnett, Jr, K. Engelhardt, and M. C. Neel. 2011.The structure of population genetic diversity in Vallisneria americana in the Chesapeake Bay: implications for restoration. Conservation Genetics 12:1269-1285.

Marsden, B. E., K. A. M. Engelhardt, and M. C. Neel. 2013. Genetic Rescue versus Outbreeding Depression in Vallisneria americana: Implications for Mixing Seed Sources for Restoration. Biological Conservation 167:203-214. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.08.012.

Moore, K.A., E.C. Shields, J.C. Jarvis. 2010. The role of habitat and herbivory on the restoration of tidal freshwater submerged aquatic vegetation populations. Restoration Ecology Vol. 18, No. 4,pp.596-604. Abstract

Nieder, W. C., Barnaba, E., Findlay, S. E., Hoskins, S., Holochuck, N., and Blair, E. A. 2004. Distribution and Abundance of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Trapa natans in the Hudson River Estuary. Journal of Coastal Research, 45:150-161.​

USEPA. 2000. Chesapeake Bay Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Water Quality and Habitat-Based Requirements and Restoration Targets: A Second Technical Synthesis. ​Full Document

Other Articles of Interest:

Engelhardt, K. A. M. 2011. Eutrophication – Aquatic. In Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions, Simberloff, S. and M. Rejmanek (eds.). University of California Press. Pp. 209-213.

Haller WT. 2009. Chapter 7: mechanical control of aquatic weeds, pp. 41-46. In: Biology and control of aquatic plants: a best management practices handbook (Gettys LA, WT Haller and M Bellaud, eds.). Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation, Marietta GA. 210 pages. Full Document

Valley, Ray D., Cross, Timothy K., Radomski, Paul. 2004. The Role of Submersed Aquatic Vegetation as Habitat for Fish in Minnesota Lakes, Including the Implications of Non-Native Plant Invasions and their Management. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Special Publication 160, November 2004. Full Document

 New York Sea Grant’s Fact Sheet on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation, updated 2010

Papers by John Titus:

Sullivan, Gary. Titus, John E. 1996. Physical site characteristics limit pollination and fruit set in the dioecious hydrophilous species, Vallisneria americana. Oecologia (1996) 108:285-292.

Titus, John E. 1992. Submersed Macrophyte Growth at Low pH. II. CO₂ ×Sediment Interactions. Oecologia, Vol. 92, No. 3 (1992), pp. 391-398.

Titus, John E. 1983. Submersed Macrophyte Vegetation and Depth Distribution in Chenango Lake, New York. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Vol. 110, No. 2 (Apr. – Jun., 1983), pp. 176-183.

Titus, John E. Adams, Michael S. 1979. Coexistence and the Comparative Light Relations of the Submersed Macrophytes Myriophyllum spicatum L. and Vallisneria americana Michx. Oecologia, Vol. 40, No. 3 (1979), pp. 273-286.

Titus, John E. Adams, Michael S. 1979. Comparative Carbohydrate Storage and Utilization Patterns in the Submersed Macrophytes,Myriophyllum spicatum and Vallisneria Americana. The University of Notre Dame. American Midland Naturalist, Vol 102, No. 2 (Oct., 1979) pp. 263-272.

Titus, John E. Andorfer, John H. 1996. Effects of CO2 enrichment on mineral accumulation and nitrogen relations in a submersed macrophyte. Freshwater Biology (1996) 36, 661–671.

Titus, John E. Feldman, Richard S. Grisé, David. 1990. Submersed Macrophyte Growth at Low pH. I. CO₂ Enrichment Effects with Fertile Sediment. Oecologia, Vol. 84, No. 3 (1990), pp. 307-313.

Titus, John E. Grisé, David. Sullivan, Gary, Stephens, Mark D. 2004. Monitoring submersed vegetation in a mesotrophic lake: correlation of two spatio-temporal scales of change. Aquatic Botany 79 (2004) 33–50.

Titus, John E. Hoover, David T. 1993. Reproduction in two submersed macrophytes declines progressively at low pH. Freshwater Biology (1993) 30, 63-72.

Titus, John E. Stephens, Mark D. 1983. Neighbor Influences and Seasonal Growth Patterns for Vallisneria americana in a Mesotrophic Lake. Oecologia, Vol. 56, No. 1 (1983), pp. 23-29.

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