Written by seven extension specialists and published by the University of Wyoming Agricultural Extension, Weeds of the West is the incomparable guide to everything you need to know about western weeds. This full-color, easy-to-use guide describes important weed species from parsley to sunflower in the Western United States Learning to identify unwanted plants around the home, farm or ranch will be much easier with this book published by the Western Society of Weed Science and co-sponsored by the Cooperative Extension of the United States.
Weeds of the West #ad - . Weeds of the west will help you identify weeds that compete with native plants, horticultural and agricultural crops, as well as those that can poison livestock and people. Over one-third of this edition is newly revised and expanded with over 300 new photos. Descriptions, habitats and characteristics of each plant are also included in this handy reference guide.
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Northwest Weeds: The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and RoadsidesMountain Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book includes information on the origin, distribution, aggressiveness, and edibility of each weed. Full-color photographs and the accompanying text emphasize the weeds' identifying characteristics. Northwest weeds describes and illustrates the prominent and ever-present weeds of the northwestern United States and adjacent Canada.
Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated GlossarySpring Lake Pub #ad - Professional botanists often need several years in the field to master this terminology, and it presents a daunting obstacle to the student of botany. It also includes definitions for more than twenty-seven hundred taxonomic terms. That is the purpose of this volume. Plant identification Terminology provides over nineteen hundred clear illustrations of terms used in plant identification keys and descriptions.
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Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant IdentificationHops Press, LLC #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Rather than learning new plants one-at-a-time, it is possible to learn them by the hundreds, based on plant family patterns. Each family of related plants has unique patterns for identification. Master these eight patterns and have the skills to recognize an astonishing number of plants on any continent.
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Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification #ad - A one-day tutorial introduces eight of the world's most common plant families, applicable to more than 45, 000 species of plants. Add to your repertoire by keying out entirely unknown plants and learning additional family patterns. Botany in a day is principally written for North America, but used and adored by readers all over the world.
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Weeds of California and Other Western States 2-Volume SetUniv of California Agriculture & Natural Resources #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This encyclopedic yet easy-to-use guide is the most comprehensive guide to weed identification in the West ever published. Also includes a description of the habitat, distribution, and maximum elelvation where each is typically found. You'll also find a description of the seedling, spikelets and florets, fruits and seeds, mature plant, roots and underground structures, spore-bearing structures, flowers, and post senescence characteristics for each entry.
Used book in Good Condition. Inside you'll find: 13 shortcut identification tables for groups that share similar or uncommon characteristics 2 grass identification keysa key to all characteristics including inflorescences and reproductive parts and a key to vegetative characteristics only67 tables comparing difficult-to-distinguish weedy speciesColor photos of over 700 weeds including seeds, flowers, seedlings, and mature plantsA CD of all of the photographs from the book suitable for use in PowerPoint presentations over 3000 images! Appendix of non-native plants rarely or occasionally naturalized in California Glossary of botanical termsBibliographyIndex to common and scientific names and synonyms.
Each entry describes the plant category, method of introduction, and synonyms, family and common name, size, impact, along with a summary of the important aspects of life cycle, growth form, and toxicity. Covering 262 individual entries, including a full description of 451 species and another 361 plants compared as similar species, representing 63 plant families yet organized so the information you need is easy to find.
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Fundamentals of Weed ScienceAcademic Press #ad - This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management and strives to place them in an ecological framework. The roles of culture, and politics in weed management are also discussed, economics, enabling scientists and students to understand the larger effects on society.
The insturctor site consists of chapter questions, essay questions, an exam and images from the book Used book in Good Condition. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds--without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible. Information on new herbicides included, weed management systems, pesticide Legislation and Regulation, along with the old herbicides that are important for understanding the historyNew section on weed resistance to herbicides and genetic engineeringNew information on invasive plantsExpanded chapters on Biological Control, and moreInstructor resources can be found at http://textbooks.
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Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated ManualUniversity of Washington Press #ad - Flora of the pacific northwest, first published in 1973, subspecies, became an instant classic for its innovative style of providing species descriptions in the identification keys and for its comprehensive illustrations of nearly all treated taxa species, and varieties. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
It accounts for the wild-growing native and introduced vascular plants falling within those boundaries and includes:treatment of 5, rare plant biologists, ecologists, 000 taxa added from the first editionIllustrations for 4, nursery professionals, 716 taxa 1, land managers, plant taxonomy instructors, 545 taxa more than 1, 382 more than the first editionNomenclature changes for more than 40 percent of the taxa included in the first editionThese enhancements make this new edition the most comprehensive reference on Pacific Northwest vascular plants for professional and amateur botanists, and gardeners.
Students rely on it as an essential primer, while veteran botanists and natural resource managers use it as the definitive reference for the region's flora. This completely revised and updated edition captures the advances in vascular plant systematics over the decades since publication of the first edition.
Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual #ad - These advances, together with significant changes in plant nomenclature, the description of taxa new to science from the region, and the recent documentation of new native and nonnative species in the Pacific Northwest required a thorough revision of this authoritative work. Flora of the pacific northwest covers all of washington, Idaho north of the Snake River Plain, the mountainous portion of western Montana, the northern half of Oregon, and the southern portion of British Columbia.
Principles of Weed Control: 4th editionCalifornia Weed Science Society #ad - The is a weed management book with a focus on California's unique mix of crops, but with relevance to other areas as well. The book provides the basics of weed biology, weed ecology, chemical and non-chemical weed management. Used book in Good Condition. Featured also are aquatic weed management, forestry and range management as well as industrial areas.
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Grasses of ColoradoUniversity Press of Colorado #ad - Line drawings, state distribution maps, and habitat notes for each species enable accurate plant identification, familiarity with regional ecogeography, and increased understanding of plant ecology of the Rocky Mountains. A monumental accomplishment certain to become the standard work on the subject, Grasses of Colorado synthesizes existing literature and incorporates recent scientific findings to offer a complete, current reference.
Robert B. With 335 known species, colorado has one of the most diverse and extensive grass floras in the United States. Comprehensive coverage, useful keys, and detailed species descriptions in Grasses of Colorado will make this volume the standard reference for years to come. He includes a checklist of Colorado grasses, a bibliography, and a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to nonspecialists.
This systematic treatment of colorado grasses will help students, agronomists, range scientists, ecologists, naturalists, botanists, and other interested readers identify and learn about this unique and economically important plant family. Shaw provides overviews of Colorado's physiography and ecoregions and introduces the grass plant in plain, enjoyable text.
Grasses of Colorado #ad - Grasses of colorado describes all grasses known to occur in the state outside of cultivation: more than 300 native, naturalized, introduced, and adventive species. Colorado's elevation range of more than 11, 000 feet creates a wide variety of habitats that supports a spectacular diversity of grasses. Used book in Good Condition.
Plants of the Pacific Northwest CoastPartners Publishing #ad - Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Used book in Good Condition. Areas covered are the coastal region from shoreline to alpine, including the western Cascades -- from tide pools to rain forests and meadows. Included in this massive, indispensable guide are 1100 color photographs; more than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes; clear species descriptions and keys to groups; descriptions of each plant's habitat and range; 794 range maps in color; indexes, glossary, and bibliography.
Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. For both amateurs and professionals, this is the best and most accessible guide of its kind. This classic, grasses, including trees, aquatic plants, bestselling field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, ferns, shrubs, wildflowers, mosses and lichens.
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Pests of the Garden and Small FarmUniversity of California Press #ad - Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Featuring more than 250 color photographs of pests and crops, correct, this book, with its authoritative text, and more than 100 drawings, enables you to identify pests quickly--and to prevent, or live with most common pest problems. Used book in Good Condition. Includes: landscape designs that prevent pests; planting, suppliers list, irrigating, oil, and microbials; mulches and other physical and mechanical controls; references, predators, or pathogens; less-toxic pesticides such as soaps, other plant care activities that prevent potential problems; resistant varieties; biological controls use of parasites, and glossary.
Now in an extensively revised new edition, the highly successful Pests of the Garden and Small Farm adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer. Crop tables at the end of the book describe major pests on 30 vegetable and fruit tree crops and refer you to specific pages for more detail.
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