Weeds of the Northeast

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Cornell University Press, Sep 15, 2022 - Gardening - 600 pages

This fully updated second edition of the bestselling Weeds of the Northeast provides lavish illustrations for ready identification of more than 500 common and economically important weeds in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. This new edition now covers the region south to Virginia, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin. This practical guide includes descriptions and photos of floral and vegetative characteristics, giving anyone who works with plants the ability to identify weeds before they flower.

A broadened range and prevalence of important weeds in the Northeastern, Upper Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic US
Standardized species descriptions with a wealth of information in a condensed and comprehensive format--more than 200 all new species accounts
Easy identification through a dichotomous key, detailed descriptions, and images
Comparison tables make it easy to differentiate between many closely related and similar species

Weeds of the Northeast is a comprehensive reference book for those aspects of weed biology and ecology important to weed management, and will serve home gardeners and landscape managers, as well as pest management specialists and allergists alike.

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About the author (2022)

Joseph C. Neal is Professor of Weed Science at North Carolina State University. He is a past president and Fellow of the Northeastern Weed Science Society.

Richard H. Uva is co-owner of Seaberry Farm in Federalsburg, Maryland. He is coauthor of Weeds of the Northeast, 1st edition.

Joseph DiTomaso is an emeritus professor at the University of California, Davis. He is author of three additional books, including Aquatic Weeds of the West, Weeds of California and Other Western States, and Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States. He is a past president and Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America.

Antonio DiTommaso is Professor of Weed Science at Cornell University and a past president and Fellow of the Northeastern Weed Science Society.

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