salvinia http://wwno.org en SFA cancer research lab focuses attention on giant salvinia http://wwno.org/post/sfa-cancer-research-lab-focuses-attention-giant-salvinia This winter’s hard freezes are helpful in fighting the spread of the invasive aquatic weed giant salvinia that continues to choke area waterways.&#160;<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Dr. Shiyou Li is research professor and director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Crops at Stephen F. Austin State University." data-attribution="Credit Stephen F. Austin State University" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/ShiyouLi.jpg" alt="" /><p>Researchers at Stephen F. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 55105 at http://wwno.org Red River Waterway Commission steps up weevil program to kill salvinia http://wwno.org/post/red-river-waterway-commission-steps-weevil-program-kill-salvinia The Red River Waterway Commission&#8217;s new research biologist is on the job. Allie Cozad&#39;s mission is to raise armies of giant salvinia eating weevils to release on infested areas of the Red River. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 44974 at http://wwno.org Shreveport State Lawmaker Wants New Way To Kill Aquatic Weeds http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-state-lawmaker-wants-new-way-kill-aquatic-weeds Louisiana Rep. Patrick Williams (D-Shreveport) is trying to draw attention to the invasive aquatic weed&#160;giant salvinia that&#160;continues to&#160;clog many waterways in the state. He invited the inventor of the "WaterMower" to address the House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment during a May 8 hearing. Wed, 08 May 2013 15:28:00 +0000 editor 34932 at http://wwno.org