salvinia en SFA cancer research lab focuses attention on 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="" alt="" /><p>Researchers at Stephen F. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 55105 at Red River Waterway Commission steps up weevil program to 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 Shreveport State Lawmaker Wants New Way To 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