grad theses

Invasive plants

The response of aquatic macrophytes to lake management practices and the role of light in the germination of macrophyte propagules (Melaney Dunne)

Control of Curlyleaf Pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) with endothall herbicide treatments and the response of the native plant community in suburban lakes (John Jaka)

Invasive invertebrates

Occurrence and survival of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) veliger larvae in residual water transported by recreational watercraft (Adam Doll)

Invasive fish

Partial migration, homing, diel activity, and distribution of adult common carp across a large, model watershed in the North American Midwest (Nate Banet)

Chemosensory control of filter feeding behavior in Bigheaded Carps (Aaron Claus)

Source-sink population structure of invasive common carp in a model Midwestern watershed: empirical evidence and notes on management (Justine [Koch] Dauphinais)

Effects of bluegill predation, lake productivity, and juvenile dispersal on common carp recruitment dynamics in lake-marsh systems in Minnesota (Joey Lechelt)

Control of the common carp through species-specific toxin delivery systems and biocontrol by bluegill sunfish (Josh Poole)

Evaluating the ability of microsatellite DNA markers and otolith microchemistry to distinguish spatially separated populations and identify recruitment sites of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in interconnected lake systems of the North American midwest (Reid Swanson)

Pathogens and harmful microbes

Predicting the Impacts of Heterosporis sutherlandae on the Yield of a Yellow Perch Population: An Integrated Modeling Approach (Megan Tomamichel)