Overview

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This handy identification guide to the plants that cause billions of dollars annually in crop loss and control measures include information on:



-The harm that weeds cause


-Benefits from weeds


-Major weed habitats



Accurate full-color illustrations and descriptive text identify the principal weeds and weed groups that invade lawns, gardens, fields. and ...

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Weeds

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Overview

This eBook is best viewed on a color device.



This handy identification guide to the plants that cause billions of dollars annually in crop loss and control measures include information on:



-The harm that weeds cause


-Benefits from weeds


-Major weed habitats



Accurate full-color illustrations and descriptive text identify the principal weeds and weed groups that invade lawns, gardens, fields. and roadsides. Range maps show distribution within the United States.



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466864900
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 2/25/2014
  • Series: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,182,287
  • File size: 22 MB
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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.




Alexander C. Martin contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.
Jean Zallinger contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.
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Table of Contents

What Are Weeds? 4
Definition, adaptability and capacity to reproduce
The Harm Weeds Cause 6
Cost to farmers
Additional losses in control of lawn and garden pests, respiratory ailments
Interference with waterways and outdoor recreation
Benefits From Weeds 8
The value of weeds in soil conservation
For food, medicine, and drugs
In diets of songbirds, gamebirds, and other wildlife
Major Weed Habitats 9
Fields and roadsides
Lawns and gardens
Marsh and aquatic areas
Plan Of The Book 10
Purpose, plan of presentation of material, and explanation of maps
Common Weeds Of The United States 11
145 pages of illustrations, descriptions and maps
More Information 158
Index 159
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