Weeds of the Northeast

Filename: weeds-of-the-northeast.pdf
ISBN: 0801483344
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 397
Author: Richard Hart Uva
Publisher: Comstock Pub Assoc

Download and read online Weeds of the Northeast in PDF and EPUB Here, at last, is a lavishly illustrated manual for ready identification of 299 common and economically important weeds in the region south to Virginia, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin. Based on vegetative rather than floral characteristics, this practical guide gives anyone who works with plants the ability to identify weeds before they flower.*A dichotomous key to all the species described in the book is designed to narrow the choices to a few possible species. Identification can then be confirmed by reading the descriptions of the species and comparing a specimen with the drawings and photographs.*A fold-out grass identification table provides diagnostic information for weedy grasses in an easy-to-use tabular key.*Specimens with unusual vegetative characteristics, such as thorns, square stems, whorled leaves, or milky sap, can be rapidly identified using the shortcut identification table. The first comprehensive weed identification manual available for the Northeast, this book will facilitate appropriate weed management strategy in any horticultural or agronomic cropping system and will also serve home gardeners and landscape managers, as well as pest management specialists and allergists.


Handbook of Edible Weeds

Filename: handbook-of-edible-weeds.pdf
ISBN: 0849329469
Release Date: 2000-11-10
Number of pages: 256
Author: James A. Duke
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Handbook of Edible Weeds in PDF and EPUB Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes common names recognized by the Weed Science Society of America, standard Latin scientific names, uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological). Cautionary notes are included regarding the potential allergenic or other harmful properties of many of the weeds.



Weeds

Filename: weeds.pdf
ISBN: 9780909605377
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 255
Author: Bruce Archibald Auld
Publisher: Elsevier

Download and read online Weeds in PDF and EPUB Reprint of a reference book first published in 1987. Lavishly illustrated, it contains detailed descriptions of all the important weeds of Australia. Suitable for primary producers, students, agricultural advisers and research workers.


Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America Volume I

Filename: aquatic-and-wetland-plants-of-northeastern-north-america-volume-i.pdf
ISBN: 0299163342
Release Date: 2006-02-10
Number of pages: 448
Author: Garrett E. Crow
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Download and read online Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America Volume I in PDF and EPUB This is by far the best and most comprehensive manual and illustrated guide to native and naturalized vascular plants—ferns, conifers, and flowering plants—growing in aquatic and wetland habitats in northeastern North America, from Newfoundland west to Minnesota and south to Virginia and Missouri. Published in two volumes, this long-awaited work completely revises and greatly expands Norman Fassett’s 1940 classic A Manual of Aquatic Plants, yet retains the features that made Fassett’s book so useful. Features include: * coverage of 1139 plant species, 1186 taxa, 295 genera, 109 families * more than 600 pages of illustrations, and illustrations for more than 90% of the taxa * keys for each species include references to corresponding illustrations * habitat information, geographical ranges, and synonomy * a chapter on nuisance aquatic weeds * glossaries of botanical and habitat terms * a full index for each volume Wetland ecologists, botanists, resource managers, public naturalists, and environmentalists concerned with the preservation of wetland areas, which are increasingly threatened, will welcome this clear, workable, and comprehensive guide.


Weeds of California and Other Western States

Filename: weeds-of-california-and-other-western-states.pdf
ISBN: 9781879906693
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 1808
Author:
Publisher: UCANR Publications

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Black Decker The Complete Guide to Northeast Gardening

Filename: black-decker-the-complete-guide-to-northeast-gardening.pdf
ISBN: 9781610597586
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 240
Author: Lynn M. Steiner
Publisher: Creative Publishing international

Download and read online Black Decker The Complete Guide to Northeast Gardening in PDF and EPUB This book offers a didactic, practical approach that allows novice-to intermediate residential gardeners to experience success with their vegetable, fruit, and ornamental gardens. This is not an attempt at a comprehensive "Bible" of gardening information, but a complete but focused treatment of plant species and simple, time-saving techniques that maximize the homeowners likelihood of succeeding with his or her garden. Contains regional information for the following states in USDA zones 3,4, and 5: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, western Massachusetts, northern Connecticut



The Triazine Herbicides

Filename: the-triazine-herbicides.pdf
ISBN: 9780080559636
Release Date: 2011-08-19
Number of pages: 600
Author: Janis Mc Farland, Ph.D.
Publisher: Elsevier

Download and read online The Triazine Herbicides in PDF and EPUB Over the past 50 years, triazines have made a great impact on agriculture and world hunger by assisting in the development of new farming methods, providing greater farming and land use capabilities, and increasing crop yields. Triazines are registered in over 80 countries and save billions of dollars a year. The Triazine Herbicides is the one book that presents a comprehensive view of the total science and agriculture of these chemicals. With emphasis on how the chemicals are studied and developed, reviewed, and used at the agricultural level this book provides valuable insight into the benefits of triazine herbicides for sustainable agriculture. * Presents previously unpublished information on the discovery, development and marketing of herbicides * Includes a vital section on the origin, use, economics and fate of triazine herbicides * Covers benefits of triazines in corn and sorghum, sugarcane, citrus, fruit and nut crops * Establishes best management practice and environmental benefits of use in conservation tillage


Pest management strategies

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ISBN: 9781428924864
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Publisher: DIANE Publishing

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Northeast Fruit Vegetable Gardening

Filename: northeast-fruit-vegetable-gardening.pdf
ISBN: 9781591865292
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Number of pages: 256
Author: Charlie Nardozzi
Publisher:

Download and read online Northeast Fruit Vegetable Gardening in PDF and EPUB This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for growing success in the diverse growing conditions of Northeast gardens. Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success and includes advice for extending the growing season. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.



Growing the Northeast Garden

Filename: growing-the-northeast-garden.pdf
ISBN: 9781604696806
Release Date: 2015-02-21
Number of pages: 304
Author: Andrew Keys
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online Growing the Northeast Garden in PDF and EPUB Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate, soil, and geography. Gardeners in the northeast are lucky—the regular summer rain, gorgeous summer blooms, and stunning fall color make it an ideal place to garden. But there are drawbacks, like hot and humid summers, bitterly cold winters, and mosquitos. TThe practical and beautiful Growing the Northeast Garden starts with a comprehensive overview of the weather and geography of the area, along with regionally specific advice on zones, microclimates, soil, pests, and maintenance. Profiles of the best trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs offer hundreds of plant suggestions, along with complete information on growth and care.


Sustainable Agriculture

Filename: sustainable-agriculture.pdf
ISBN: 9048126665
Release Date: 2009-11-11
Number of pages: 919
Author: Eric Lichtfouse
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Sustainable Agriculture in PDF and EPUB Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations.