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  Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) - A Probem Aquatic Plant in the Western USA
Eurasian watermilfoil is an extremely adaptable plant, able to tolerate and even thrive in a variety of environmental conditions.
Eurasian watermilfoil may have been introduced to the North American continent at Chesapeake Bay in the 1880s, although Couch and Nelson present evidence that the first collection of Eurasian watermilfoil was made from a pond in the District of Columbia during the fall of 1942.
The success of a drawdown on Eurasian watermilfoil is dependent on several factors such as degree of desiccation (drawdowns in rainy western Washington and Oregon are often ineffective), the composition of substrate (sand vs. clay), air temperature (the exposed sediments need to freeze down to 8-12 inches), and presence of snow.
www.wapms.org /plants/milfoil.html   (2439 words)

 Vermont Lakes & Ponds - Eurasian Watermilfoil
Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.) is a non-native aquatic plant that currently infests a number of Vermont lakes (pdf, 117 KB), including the state's largest, Lakes Champlain, Memphremagog and Bomoseen (view map).
Eurasian watermilfoil stems can reach the surface in up to 20 feet of water, growing up from the lake bottom each year from a fibrous root system.
Eurasian watermilfoil is recognized primarily by its whorls of four feather-like leaves around the stems.
www.anr.state.vt.us /dec/waterq/lakes/htm/ans/lp_ewm.htm   (1619 words)

 minnesota sea grant - outreach - exotic species - eurasian watermilfoil: factsheet
Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) is an invasive, submersed (underwater) aquatic plant accidentally introduced in the 1940s to North America from Europe, where it is widespread.
Eurasian watermilfoil flourished and began to spread westward by clinging to recreational boats.
Eurasian watermilfoil is only one of six aquatic plants in the watermilfoil family found in Minnesota.
www.seagrant.umn.edu /exotics/eurasian.html   (1035 words)

 Plant ID
Eurasian watermilfoil is easily confused with other submerged aquatic plants, especially due to the presence of five native watermilfoils frequently found throughout the Adirondack region.
Eurasian watermilfoil is a submerged aquatic plant that when reaching the surface of the water, grows horizontally creating a mat.
When Eurasian watermilfoil is out of water, the leaves lose their rigidity and often collapse around the stem.
www.adkinvasives.com /Aquatic/PlantID/EMilfoil.html   (318 words)

The term Eurasian, which is not related to the land mass of Eurasia, refers to those of mixed European and Asian ancestry, or increasingly, mixed parentage.
The oldest Eurasian community in the region is in Malacca, in Malaysia dating from when the town was a Portuguese settlement, and many also moved to Singapore.
There were also Eurasians in the Netherlands East Indies, but following Indonesian independence, most emigrated to the Netherlands, where there is an annual Eurasian festival called Pasar Malam Besar (literally 'big evening market' in Indonesian), the largest of its kind in the world.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/e/eu/eurasian.html   (248 words)

 Invasive Plants of Ohio - Factsheet 12 - Eurasian Water-Milfoil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eurasian water-milfoil is a non-native rooted aquatic plant with long stems that branch near the water's surface to create a canopy of floating foliage.
Eurasian water-milfoil was first found in Ohio in 1950 and is now common throughout the state.
Dense canopies of Eurasian water-milfoil shade out native vegetation, alter the species composition of aquatic invertebrates and may impair the ability of some fish species to spawn.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /dnap/invasive/12milfoil.htm   (498 words)

 Mammals » Dogs » Eurasian Main Page
The Eurasian's primary task in life is to be a good companion and family pet.
The Eurasian is not aggressive to people or to other animals, though it may be reserved with strangers.
The Eurasian learns quickly and is very easy to train, as long as this is done out of a positive relationship and with plenty of love.
www.centralpets.com /animals/mammals/dogs/dog3204.html   (548 words)

 Patents, EAPO (Statute Fees), 01/12/1995 (19/10/2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Applicants shall settle accounts with the Eurasian Office outside the country where the headquarters of the Organization are located, in respect of payment of the fees in freely convertible currency with due regard to the rate of that currency and the US dollar at the time of payment.
Where the fee for granting a Eurasian patent is paid within two months of the expiry of the time limit prescribed in the second subparagraph of Rule 51(1) of the Patent Regulations, in accordance with the third subparagraph of said Rule, an additional fee of 100 dollars shall be paid.
Where a Eurasian patent is granted after the beginning of the year from which the collection of an annuity according to the national legislation of Contracting States is stipulated, once the Eurasian patent has been granted at the time of the first annuity payment, annuities for previous years shall also be paid.
www.wipo.int /clea/docs_new/en/zz/zz017en.html   (3490 words)

 EAPO / Documents / Statute of Eurasian Patent Attorneys
The candidates of Eurasian patent attorneys and the Eurasian patent attorneys shall have the right to participate in person in meetings of the Appeal Committee where matters relating to their qualification or activities are considered.
The candidates of Eurasian patent attorneys and the Eurasian patent attorneys subject to re-certification, who have filed the documents according to the requirements, shall be admitted to the qualification examination.
The Eurasian patent attorneys shall be obliged to inform the Eurasian Office, about any amendments in and additions to the their data entered into the Register within one month from the time of appearance of such amendments and additions.
www.eapo.org /eng/documents/pologpov.html   (2143 words)

 Eurasian Watermilfoil - Myriophyllum spicatum
Eurasian Watermilfoil is an invasive species of an aquatic plant native to Europe, Asia and North Africa.
Eurasian Watermilfoil resembles the native Northern Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum sibiricum), however there are several distinguishing characteristics that can be used to differentiate between the two species.
Adult weevils have been shown to prefer Eurasian Watermilfoil over the native species and they feed on the meristem, leaves and stems of the Eurasian Watermilfoil, causing loss of buoyancy, stem weakening, removal of leaves and disruption of the passage of nutrients throughout the plant.
www.lakegeorgeassociation.org /html/eurasian_watermilfoil.htm   (1153 words)

 Eurasian Milfoil
Eurasian milfoil is readily spread by plant fragments, which are abundant in infested waterways.
Eurasian water milfoil is an herbaceous perennial plant with a trailing growth habit.
Eurasian milfoil is native to Europe, Asia and northern Africa.
www.umext.maine.edu /onlinepubs/htmpubs/2531.htm   (966 words)

 Eurasian Water Milfoil - June Creature of the Month -- Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Eurasian Water Milfoil was brought to North America in the 1940s.
This is a picture of Eurasian Water Milfoil on the surface of Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the summer of 1991.
Eurasian Milfoil is limp and soft, while Northern Milfoil (the native species) is stiff and bristly.
www.pca.state.mn.us /kids/c-june98.html   (1123 words)

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myroiphyllum spicatum) is an aquatic plant that is native to Europe.
Eurasian watermilfoil is not harm full to a lake until it has reached the surface.
Eurasian watermilfoil can make it harder for people to reach open water in deeper lakes.
www.angelfire.com /ia/IowaExotic/EWM.html   (430 words)

 Eurasian Coot
The Eurasian Coot is recognised by its snowy white bill and forehead shield.
The Eurasian Coot is able to compress its feathers and squeeze out all of the air, which allows it to dive deeply and for longer periods.
Eurasian Coots may breed at any time that conditions are favourable, and may produce successive broods.
www.austmus.gov.au /factsheets/eurasian_coot.htm   (428 words)

 Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) - A Noxious Aquatic Weed in Washington
Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) - A Noxious Aquatic Weed in Washington
Eurasian watermilfoil, hereafter called milfoil, originates from Europe and Asia, but was introduced to North America many years ago and is now found over much of the United States.
Eurasian watermilfoil leaves tend to collapse around the stem when removed from the water.
www.ecy.wa.gov /programs/wq/plants/weeds/milfoil.html   (887 words)

 Eurasian Watermilfoil
Eurasian watermilfoil is a submersed vascular plant in the family Haloragaceae.
Eurasian watermilfoil is found in > 40 states and it is estimated that millions dollars are spent annually on Eurasian watermilfoil control (Sheldon and Creed 1995, Sales 1997; click here for report).
Within three years, Eurasian watermilfoil had spread to 22 waterbodies and by 1992 was found in 60 waterbodies.
www.fw.umn.edu /research/milfoil/milfoilbc/milfoil.html   (671 words)

 Eurasian Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 2005 Eurasian Conference is an opportunity for students to increase their knowledge and interest in history, politics, and international relations as they participate in an 18-week project.
The Eurasian Conference project provides a unique opportunity for International High School students from all four campuses to come together and share their accumulated knowledge in a day-long, large-scale simulation designed to further their communication, negotiation, and group process skills.
The Eurasian Conference is important because it provides an extraordinary forum for students to apply their knowledge about important current global issues.
www.4j.lane.edu /eef/grants/grants2004/ihs_eurasian.html   (998 words)

 Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) - A Problem Aquatic Plant in Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Each Eurasian watermilfoil leaf generally has 12 or more leaflet pairs and this feature can be used about 70 percent of the time to distinguish Eurasian watermilfoil from other milfoil species.
In western Washington Eurasian watermilfoil was found in Lake Washington in 1974 and from there Eurasian watermilfoil has spread along the Interstate 5 corridor into many western Washington lakes.
The success of a drawdown on Eurasian watermilfoil is dependent on several factors such as degree of desiccation (drawdowns in rainy western Washington are often ineffective), the composition of substrate (sand vs. clay), air temperature (the exposed sediments need to freeze down to 8-12 inches), and presence of snow.
www.ecy.wa.gov /programs/wq/plants/weeds/aqua004.html   (2684 words)

 Intersections: Deconstructing the Visual: The Diasporic Hybridity of Asian and Eurasian Female Images
The presence of Eurasian images in fashion representations and their absence from finance representations draw attention to the historical origins, cultural trajectories and ambivalence of meaning associated with 'raced' and sexed representations.
Eurasian images are located in complex and often contradictory spaces of radical difference and similarity, partial identification and disassociation and desire and domestication.
In the case of Asian and Eurasian images it is necessary to trace the trajectory of Western racial and sexual imagery across the terrain of the female body.
wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au /intersections/issue8/matthews.html   (7028 words)

Habitat: Eurasian water-milfoil is an extremely well adapted plant, able thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions.
Eurasian water-milfoil grows rooted in water depths from 1 to 10 meters, generally reaching the surface in depths of 3 to 5 meters.
Description: Eurasian water-milfoil is a submersed aquatic plant with feather-like finely divided leaves, typically with 12 to 24 pairs of thread-like leaflets on each leaf.
www.mciap.org /herbarium/EurasianWaterMilfoil.php   (492 words)

 EURASIAN - LoveToKnow Article on EURASIAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Following the geographical employment of the word Eurasia to describe the whole of the great land mass which is divided into the continents of Europe and Asia, Eurasian has come to be descriptive of any half-castes born of parents representing the races of the two continents.
Joseph Deniker (Anthropology, 1900) makes a Eurasian group to include such peoples (Ugrians, Turko-Tatars, andc.~ as are represented in both continents.
Giuseppe Sergi, in his Medi~ terranean Race (London, 1901), uses Eurasiatic to denote that variety of man which brought with it into Europe (from Asia in the later Neolithic period) flexional languages of Aryan or Indo-European type.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /E/EU/EURASIAN.htm   (171 words)

 Eurasian watermilfoil FAQ - Invasive species: Minnesota DNR
Eurasian watermilfoil is a submersed invasive aquatic plant that was inadvertently introduced to Minnesota.
Eurasian watermilfoil can limit recreational activities on water bodies by forming mats on the water surface, and alter aquatic ecosystems by displacing native plants.
The most important action that you can take to limit the spread of milfoil and other aquatic invasive plants is to remove all vegetation from your watercraft before you move it from one body of water to another.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /invasives/aquaticplants/milfoil/faq.html   (308 words)

 Privacy Policy Of Eurasian Enterprises - Granite, Limestone, Marble, Quartzite, Sandstone, Slate & Travertine
Eurasian Enterprises's mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the principles of disclosure and informed consent.
Eurasian Enterprises or its analytic vendors may use this data to analyse trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service.
Eurasian Enterprises is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
eurasian.info /legal/privacy   (1331 words)

 Eurasian Watermilfoil
Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) is an invasive, submersed aquatic plant that was first introduced to North America from Europe.
Eurasian Watermilfoil may be present in your lake or river, but has not yet been discovered.
Once Eurasian Watermilfoil is established in a lake, it is almost impossible to eradicate.
lakeaccess.org /eurasianwatermilfoil.html   (714 words)

 Eurasian Watermilfoil - Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eurasian watermilfoil beds contain significantly fewer macroinvertebrates than native macrophyte communities (including benthic invertebrates) and have a reduced abundance of native fish species (Keast, 1984).
Eurasian watermilfoil occurs in ponds, lakes, and pools that vary from rather deep to very shallow (from more than 100 m to a few cm), and may be stagnant or slowly moving fresh to slightly brackish water (Spencer and Lekic, 1974).
Eurasian watermilfoil reproduces by seed, but fragmentation is the most likely mode of spread in the northern parts of the range in North America.
www.invasive.org /eastern/biocontrol/6EurasianMilfoil.html   (5639 words)

 PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)
Stems of Eurasian milfoil are long, slender, branching, hairless, and become leafless toward the base.
The grayish-green leaves of Eurasian watermilfoil are finely divided and occur in whorls of three or four along the stem, with 12-16 pairs of fine, thin leaflets about 12 inches long.
Eurasian watermilfoil tends to invade disturbed areas where native plants cannot adapt to the alteration.
www.nps.gov /plants/alien/fact/mysp1.htm   (932 words)

 Eurasian. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eurasian has been in use since the mid-19th century to refer to a person of mixed European and Asian birth.
In a contemporary context Eurasian has a much wider application, denoting only that one parent is Asian and the other white—that is, either European or of European descent.
•The geographic sense of Eurasian is quite distinct, referring to the extended landmass of Europe and Asia and especially to the large indeterminate region where the two continents join.
www.bartleby.com /61/1/E0240150.html   (236 words)

 Eurasian Collared-Dove   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Birdwatchers in Florida and other parts of the Southeast may already be familiar with the Eurasian Collared-Dove, but the rest of us ought to be on the lookout as well.
Eurasian Collared-Doves were introduced into the Bahamas in the 1970s, and their populations soon expanded around these islands.
The recently introduced and rapidly increasing Eurasian Collared-Dove will most likely be confused with the very similar Ringed Turtle-Dove which is a popular cagebird often encountered in the wild as an escaped or released bird.
www.birdsource.org /features/eucdov   (402 words)

 TIMEasia.com: News -- Eurasian Invasion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Today, Eurasians are the flavor du jour, not only in the U.S., where mixed-race citizens personify the American melting pot, but even more so in Asia, where race-conscious policies are often encoded in law.
Fetching young Eurasian actors like Maggie Q and Karen Mok crowd the screen, and through the wonders of global distribution (and video piracy) appear everywhere from the deserts of Tunisia to the shores of the Solomon Islands.
Eurasian heritage once spoke not of a proud melding of two cultures but of a shameful confluence of colonizer and colonized, of marauding Western man and subjugated Eastern woman.
www.time.com /time/asia/news/magazine/0,9754,106427,00.html   (2577 words)

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