Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Some common crop weeds of West Africa and their control.

Abstract

45 common or serious weeds in West Africa are described and illustrated by colour photographs of the inflorescence and line drawings of seedlings, leaves of broadleaved spp. and ligules of grasses. Guidance on weed control in some important crops and control of difficult weeds such as Striga spp., Cynodon dactylon, Imperata cylindrica and Cyperus rotundus is given. A bibliography of useful literature is provided and technical terms are described in a glossary.