Some postings and commentaries have suggested that there is a link between herbicide applications and the occurrence of cyanobacteria blooms. Do herbicide applications lead to cyanobacteria blooms?
No, it’s not likely that herbicide applications lead to cyanobacteria blooms. Herbicides work by targeting specific aspects of a plant’s internal cellular processes. This allows them to kill one kind of plant, but not another. Freshwater algae and cyanobacteria do share many cellular processes with […]