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water soldier

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(Plants) an aquatic plant, Stratiotes aloides, of Europe and NW Asia, having rosettes of large leaves and large three-petalled white flowers: family Hydrocharitaceae
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Red imported fire ants have been observed preying on Spodoptera pectinicornis Hampson (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), an introduced biological control agent of waterlettuce, Pistia stratiotes L.
The macrophyte, Stratiotes aloides, protects larvae of dragonfly Aeshna viridis against fish predation.
2005), avaliando o deposito de calda proporcionado em folhas de Pistia stratiotes com a utilizacao de diferentes concentracoes do adjuvante aterbane, nao encontraram diferenca entre os tratamentos utilizados, ou seja, o adjuvante nao promoveu uma maior deposicao em termos quantitativos.
Cabe destacar que los organismos de la desembocadura del Rio Apon se encontraron en su totalidad asociados a las raices de Pistia stratiotes L.
They also are known to bore into the stems and roots of living aquatic plants including Pistia stratiotes L.
stratiotes showed 100% death after three days (Sen et al.
molesta occurs predominantly in aquatic systems with low N and P concentrations, while Pistia stratiotes occurs in rivers with higher concentrations of these nutrients (Camargo and Biudes, 2006).
Azolla filiculoides, Cabomba caroliniana, Eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes, and Saluinia molesta), humid terrestrial weeds (Ageratina adenophora, Chromolaena odorata, Clidemia hirta, Coccinia grandis, Cyperus rotundus, Ipomea carnea, Lantana camara, Mikania micrantha, Mimosa spp.