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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 106429, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/106429
Research Article

Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms-Laubach Dynamics and Succession in the Nyanza Gulf of Lake Victoria (East Africa): Implications for Water Quality and Biodiversity Conservation

1Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, P.O. Box 1881, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
2Big Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, 2726 Mission Rancheria Road, Lake Port, CA 95453-9637, USA
3Lake Victoria Basin Commission, P.O. Box 1510, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
4Maseno University, P.O. Box Private Bag Maseno, Kenya

Received 11 October 2011; Accepted 2 November 2011

Academic Editors: A. Bosabalidis and B. S. Chauhan

Copyright © 2012 John Gichuki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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