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IJESD 2016 Vol.7(8): 630-633 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2016.7.8.852

The Methods of Preventing Water Hyacinth as Aquatic Pollution in Lake Toba Caused by Agricultural Waste

Muhammad Irham Taufik Nasution, Sutan Muhamad Sadam Awal, and Dhio Meydi Permana
Abstract—Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is a type of aquatic plants afloat. Reproduction of hyacinth is very high and fast so it is considered a weed that can damage the aquatic environment. Water hyacinth can grow in all types of waters, such as lakes, rivers, swamps, and even waters that have low nutritional content. Hyacinth thrives in the Lake Toba, Lake Toba which is one of the tourist destinations of the world. The presence of water hyacinth in the Lake Toba region threaten the beauty of one of the tourist destinations Indonesia pride. The content of nutrients in the Lake Toba which is high because of the activity of the agricultural waste thrown directly into Lake Toba adds to the growth of water hyacinth. By looking at the State of the Lake Toba which threatens the growth and beauty of Eichhornia crassipes is very high is a problem that must be solved together. The methode of finishing this paper is journal and book reviewed. This paper will discuss about steps that can be taken to preserve the Lake Toba from agricultural waste pollution.

Index Terms—Water hyacinth, aquatic enviromental, agricultural waste pollution, preserve.

The authors are with Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia (email: islamicstudent11@gmail.com, sutan235@gmail.com, dhio.dmp@gmail.com).

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Cite: Muhammad Irham Taufik Nasution, Sutan Muhamad Sadam Awal, and Dhio Meydi Permana, "The Methods of Preventing Water Hyacinth as Aquatic Pollution in Lake Toba Caused by Agricultural Waste," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 630-633, 2016.

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