Invasive Plant Species of the World:A Reference Guide to Environmental Weeds
By E Weber, University of Potsdam, Germany
This book provides a reference guide to 450 major invasive plant species that are harmful to natural areas. Each species has an entry providing information covering lifeform, synonyms and commercial use, geographic distribution, habitats invaded, description of morphology, ecology and control. Key references to each species are also provided.
Researchers involved in plant ecology, conservation, weed science and biogeography.
IntroductionAbbreviations and symbolsSpecies accounts: from A to ZReferencesList of synonymsGlossary
Unknotting Canada's knotweed problem
PRATIQUE (Enhancing pest risk analysis techniques)
Biological control of the Canadian thistle in New Zealand
Biological control of houndstongue
Removing barriers to invasive plant management in Africa
Rhizome crushing – a new method to restore soils contaminated by exotic knotweeds