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
PRATIQUE (Enhancing pest risk analysis techniques)
Finding a biocontrol for Himalayan raspberry
Evolution in the invasive plant Centaurea maculosa
Tackling Japanese knotweed in Switzerland
Finding a biocontrol for Crassula
Controlling Japanese knotweed in Great Britain