Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae), a recent invader threatening Brazil’s freshwater environments: a review of the extent of the problem

Abstract

Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae) is a highly prolific, rooted submerged macrophyte native to Asia that has invaded aquatic systems worldwide, causing many ecological and human-related problems. Hydrilla recently invaded the Paraná River basin in Brazil, making other ecologically and socially important Brazilian watersheds more susceptible to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-011-0696-2

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