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Perennial Weeds: Characteristics and Identification of Selected Herbaceous Species

By: Wood Powell Anderson

228 pages, Illus, maps

Iowa State University Press

Hardback | Oct 1999 | #103750 | ISBN: 0813825202
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About this book

Uses 28 weed species to illustrate the ways in which perennial weeds propagate vegetatively, highlighting reproduction, over-wintering, and perennating parts. Perennial Weeds also corrects some misconceptions in the weed science literature as to whether the perennating organ is a root or a rhizome.


Contents

Part 1 Introduction; Characteristics of Perennial Weeds; Control of Perennial Weeds. Part 2 Perennial Grass Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping Rhizomes. Part 3 Perennial Grass Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping Rhizomes and Stolons; Part 4 Grasslike Perennial Weeds: Creeping Perennials Reproducing from Buds on Tubers; Noncreeping Perennials Reproducing from Bulbs. Part 5 Simple Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing form Taproots and/or Root Crowns (Caudexes). Part 6 Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from buds on Creeping, Horizontal Roots. Part 7 Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Buds on Creeping, Horizontal Rhizomes. Part 8 Perennial Broadleaved Weeds Reproducing from Aerial Runners, Stolons, or Creeping Rhizomes. Appendix.

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