Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Weeds and their control in the Gambia.

Abstract

The climate, soil types, vegetation, land use and crops of the Gambia are described briefly. A checklist of 219 species of weed is appended and the more important of these are mentioned in the main text. Methods of weed control in current use and those that are undergoing research and development are described. The training of farmers and agricultural staff is also mentioned.