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A Colour Atlas of Weed Seedlings





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ISBN 9781840760385
Published January 31, 2003 by CRC Press
- 200 Color Illustrations

 
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Early recognition and control of weeds invariably leads to considerable savings in the cost of herbicides used on crops and in gardens. This atlas is an indispensable full colour photographic guide to the 40 most common weeds afflicting arable farmland and gardens. The weeds have all been photographed at cotyledon and seedling stage to permit early identification and control. Accompanying line drawings highlight major features and calendar germination and flowering times.

Table of Contents

Five questions about a weed seedling
Cotyledons: quick guide
Young plants: quick guide
Weeds:
Cleavers
Ivy-leaved Speedwell
Charlock
Runch
Nipplewort
Pineappleweed
Scentless Mayweed
Parsley-piert
Shepherd's-purse
Common Poppy
Common Chickweed
Black-bindweed
Knotgrass
Redshank
Pale Persicaria
Common Fumitory
Fat-hen
Common Orache
Corn Marigold
Field Penny-cress
Corn Spurrey
Black Nightshade
Common Field-speedwell
Field Pansy
Scarlet Pimpernel
Small Nettle
Dove's-foot
Crane's-bill
Henbit Dead-nettle
Red Dead-nettle
Common Hemp-nettle
Groundsel
Field Forget-me-not
Petty Spurge
Fool's Parsley
Sow-thistles
Tare
Vetch
Willowherbs
Hairy Bitter-cress
Docks
Dandelion

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Practical yet systematic layout to aid identification…good colour photos...printed for use in the field....should find a place in the jacket pocket of students, growers and farmers alike.
—Grower