Navigation Links
Marrone Bio Innovations’ Zequanox® Demonstrates Control of Zebra Mussels in Illinois Lake
Date:12/12/2012

y Lake in 2009 and have since developed a well-established population within the lake. Because of their ability to reproduce quickly and in large numbers, invasive mussels can rapidly take over water systems they invade, outcompeting native species for food and space. Invasive mussels also clog boat engine intake systems, causing the motors to overheat, and coat boat hulls, resulting in costly damage to paints and coatings. In addition, their thin, sharp shells cause painful cuts and wounds, and when the shells of deceased mussels wash ashore, they can ruin recreational beach areas. Currently, there are no commercially viable alternatives for treating invasive mussels in open water bodies without harming other species.

“We are very pleased with the outcome of this study. The mortality rates as a result of Zequanox applications were impressive and the use of anchored barriers proved to be a an excellent method to isolate and treat mussels within specific areas of the lake,” said John “Ole” Oldenburg, director, Office of Natural Resources, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.

The study was implemented in partnership with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Southern Illinois University (SIU), Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, PLM Lake and Land Management (PLM) and Marrone Bio Innovations.

Oldenburg added, “We are also very appreciative of MBI for providing the product that allowed us to conduct the study, and want to recognize the talented team of individuals from SIU, MBI and our Natural Resource staff from the District for their great field work in conducting this very important evaluation. We look forward to having an environmentally friendly tool for controlling invasive mussels, which cause significant ecological and economic damage to the areas they infest.”

Additional open water testing with Zequanox was performed earlier this year by the US Geological Service in collaboration with scientists from New Yo
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Marrone Bio Innovations’ CEO to Address European Biopesticide Industry at Informa Life Sciences Biopesticides Conference
2. Marrone Bio Innovations Breaks Ground on Michigan Manufacturing Facility
3. Air Innovations’ Environmental Control Projects Featured in Trade Media
4. NRL demonstrates high durability of nanotube transistors to the harsh space environment
5. Dyadic Demonstrates Industry-leading Biofuels Enzyme Performance
6. Hark! Group demonstrates first heralded single photon source made from silicon
7. New England Biolabs Demonstrates Support for Interactive Scientific Literature by Collaborating with AQnowledge
8. Nitor Group Demonstrates Direct Product Suite at Direct Implementation and Adoption Summit May 31-June 1
9. OrbusNeichs Combo Dual Therapy Stent™ Demonstrates Favorable Clinical and Safety Outcomes at 12-Month Follow-Up
10. Entinostat Demonstrates Activity in Hodgkins Lymphoma
11. Post Heart Attack Recovery Not Aided By Stem Cell Injections, But Trial Demonstrates Promise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 Not long ago, ... studies should be performed late in the development cycle ... But current regulatory trends suggest that, like many things ... rise. In recent years, multiple drug sponsors have been ... address specific questions during phase I/II. It’s not only ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 GraphDB™ ... today including improvements to the enterprise replication cluster, ... for Lucene, SOLR and Elasticsearch. This release happens ... high performance triplestore – GraphDB™ was formerly known ... deploying the only mature enterprise resilient RDF triplestore ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... DANVILLE, Pa. , Aug. 19, 2014 ... C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease ... to addressing a major public health concern. ... Health System, is one of a team of researchers ... (CDC) Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Data Methods ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... XenoTech announces an exclusive partnership with ... from bioactive small molecules. Based on an ... convenient and timely assessment of critical metabolite and ... of Commercial Operations, Christian Darabant, “the value of ... be measured directly by comparison with the approximate ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Are Extractable and Leachables going Phase-Appropriate? New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 3Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 4Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award 2Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award 3Beyond Metabolite Identification, Testable Quantities Now Offered by XenoTech 2Beyond Metabolite Identification, Testable Quantities Now Offered by XenoTech 3
... Employing some of the world,s most powerful supercomputers, ... that mismatched alloys are a good match for ... Thermoelectrics hold enormous potential for green energy production ... electricity. Computations performed on "Franklin," a Cray ...
... ... , ... January 27, 2010 -- DuPont Applied BioSciences Vice President of Technology John Pierce ... the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ( ARPA-E ) “serves ...
... , ... Company Adds Industry Veteran Rich Cilento to Leadership Team , ... (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 -- Glycos ... produce green chemicals, today announced the appointment of Rich Cilento as Chief Executive Officer ...
Cached Biology Technology:Mismatched alloys are a good match for thermoelectrics 2Mismatched alloys are a good match for thermoelectrics 3DuPont Science Leader Urges U.S. House Committee to Continue Federal Investment in Transformative, Clean Energy Technologies 2Glycos Biotechnologies Appoints Chief Executive Officer 2Glycos Biotechnologies Appoints Chief Executive Officer 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... -  Issue Serious allergic reactions to ... threatening for some children.    What you should ... food allergies and this number may be increasing, especially among ... to have food allergies.  The symptoms of ... to breathing difficulties and loss of consciousness. Symptoms can also ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... population-based screening outcomes of approximately 3 million infants, a ... at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, have shown ... be successfully implemented across public health newborn screening programs. ... Aug. 20 issue of the Journal of the ... rate of SCID in newborns is higher than previously ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... discovered that acral melanomas the rare type of skin ... genetically distinct from other more common types of skin cancer, ... journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research . , Acral ... of the feet, nail-beds and other hairless parts of the ... caused by UV damage from the sun. , The team, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Information Update - Allergens and food safety at school - What's in your child's lunch? 2Information Update - Allergens and food safety at school - What's in your child's lunch? 3Newborn screening expansion offers early diagnosis and treatment to infants with SCID 2Newborn screening expansion offers early diagnosis and treatment to infants with SCID 3Scientists learn more about rare skin cancer that killed Bob Marley 2
... A recent study involving the University of Southampton has ... residents living nearby. Public opinion of waste ... how waste management services are delivered. Obtaining the ... is an important part of the successful operation of ...
... after a hangover, a night of bad decisions might take ... in the current issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & ... Missouri has revealed a unique connection between binge drinking and ... of other health problems. "In our research, we found ...
... some bacteria to shrug off powerful antibiotics, scientists have ... in lakes and rivers twice as efficiently as the ... Nano Letters . David Wendell and Vikram ... find their way into lakes and rivers, with traces ...
Cached Biology News:Odor and environmental concerns of communities living near waste disposal facilities 2New research shows weekend binge drinking could leave lasting liver damage 2
sterile filtered, off the clot, all male donors, Total Protein: 4.5 to 8.5 g/dl...
Recombinant Mouse MMP-9, CF...
Human/Mouse/Rat JNK Pan Specific Affinity Purified PAb...
Blue Standard is 3-cyano-7-hydroxycoumarin....
Biology Products: