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                          AQUATIC WEEDS:  Biological Control



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109.   Legner, E. F. & R. A. Medved.  1973.  Influence of Tilapia mossambica (Peters), T. zillii (Gervais) (Cichlidae) and Mollienesia

            latipinna LeSueur (Poeciliidae) on pond populations of Culex mosquitoes and chironomid midges.  J. Amer. Mosq. Contr. Assoc.

             33(3):  354-364.


110.   Legner, E. F., T. W. Fisher & R. A. Medved.  1973.  Biological control of aquatic weeds in the lower Colorado River basin.  Proc. Calif.

           Mosq. Contr. Assoc., Inc. 41:  115-117.


112.   Legner, E. F., R. D. Sjogren & I. M. Hall.  1974.  The biological control of medically important arthropods.  Critical Reviews in

           Environmental Control 4(1):  85-113.


158.   Hauser, W. J., E. F. Legner, R. A. Medved & S. Platt.  1976.  Tilapia-- a management tool for biological control of aquatic weeds and

          insects.  Bull. Amer. Fisheries Soc. 1(2):  15-16.


168.   Hauser, W. J., E. F. Legner & F. E. Robinson.  1977.  Biological control of aquatic weeds by fish in irrigation channels.  Proc. Water

           Management For Irrigation & Drainage.  ASCE/Reno, Nevada, Jul. 20-22.  pp. 139-145.


179.   Legner, E. F.  1978.  Efforts to control Hydrilla verticillata Royle with herbivorous Tilapia zillii (Gervais) in Imperial County irrigation

           canals.  Proc. Calif. Mosq. & Vector Contr. Assoc., Inc. 46:  103-104.


180.   Legner, E. F.  1978.  Mass culture of Tilapia zillii [Cichlidae] in pond ecosystems.  Entomophaga 23(1):  51-56.


187.   Legner, E. F.  1979.  Considerations in the management of Tilapia for biological aquatic weed control.  Proc. Calif. Mosq. & Vector

           Contr. Assoc., Inc.  47:  44-45.


191.   Legner, E. F. & T. W. Fisher.  1980.  Impact of Tilapia zillii (Gervais) on Potamogeton pectinatus L., Myriophyllum spicatum var.

           exalbescens Jepson, and mosquito reproduction in lower Colorado Desert irrigation canals.  Acta Oecologica, Oecol. Applic. 1(1):  3-



195.   Legner, E. F.  1980.  Myriophyllum growth in irrigation canals following reductions of competitive Potamogeton by Tilapia zillii.

             Proc. Calif. Mosq. & Vector Contr. Assoc., Inc. 48:  117.


196.   Legner, E. F. & F. W. Pelsue, Jr.  1980.  Bioconversion:  Tilapia fish turn insects and weeds into edible protein.  Calif. Agric. 34(11-12):



199.  Legner, E. F. & C. A. Murray.  1981.  Feeding rates and growth of the fish Tilapia zillii [Cichlidae] on Hydrilla verticillata,

           Potamogeton pectinatus and Myriophyllum spicatum var. exalbescens and interactions in irrigation canals in southeastern

           California.  J. Amer. Mosq. Contr. Assoc. 41(2):  241-250.


212.   Legner, E. F. & F. W. Pelsue, Jr.  1983.  Contemporary appraisal of the population dynamics of introduced cichlid fish in south

            California.  Proc. Calif. Mosq. & Vector Contr. Assoc., Inc. 51:  38-39.


216.   Legner, E. F.  1983.  Imported cichlid behaviour in California.  Proc. Intern. Symp. on Tilapia in aquaculture, Nazareth, Israel, 8-13 May,

           1983.  Tel Aviv Univ. Publ. 59-63.