Certain algae can cause serious problems when they become very abundant in drought, hot weather, unusual rainfall patterns, or after nutrient accumulation in pond water. Fortunately, most ponds do not experience toxin problems or dense algal blooms. Watching for the warning signs that lead to toxic algal bloom development is the best way to prevent toxin problems. This publication describes how to effectively monitor for potential toxic conditions, control algae, and improve water quality in ponds.

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Published on Aug 10, 2015

Gary J. Burtle Associate Professor, Animal & Dairy Science
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