Weeds of the Northeast (Paperback)

Weeds of the Northeast By Joseph C. Neal, Richard H. Uva, Joseph M. Ditomaso Cover Image
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This fully updated second edition of the best-selling Weeds of the Northeast provides lavish illustrations for ready identification of more than 500 common and economically important weeds in the Northeast and in the Upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states. This new edition covers the region south to North Carolina, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin. This practical guide includes descriptions and photos of floral and vegetative characteristics, giving anyone who works with plants the ability to identify weeds before they flower.

- A broadened range and prevalence of important weeds in the Northeast, as well as the Upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic United States
- Standardized species descriptions with a wealth of information in a condensed and comprehensive format--more than 200 new species accounts
- Easy identification through a dichotomous key, detailed descriptions, and images
- Comparison tables make it easy to differentiate between many closely related and similar species

Weeds of the Northeast is a comprehensive reference book for those aspects of weed biology and ecology important to weed management. It will serve home gardeners and landscape managers as well as pest management specialists and allergists.

About the Author

Joseph C. Neal is Professor of Weed Science at North Carolina State University. He is a past President and Fellow of the Northeastern Weed Science Society. Richard H. Uva is co-owner of Seaberry Farm in Federalsburg, Maryland. He is coauthor of Weeds of the Northeast, 1st ed. Joseph DiTomaso is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis. He is coauthor of three additional books, including Aquatic and Riparian Weeds of the West, Weeds of California and Other Western States, and Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States. He is a past President and Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. Antonio DiTommaso is Professor and Chair of the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences, School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University and a past President and Fellow of the Northeastern Weed Science Society.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501755729
ISBN-10: 1501755722
Publisher: Comstock Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2023
Pages: 608
Language: English



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