Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Sesbania in agriculture.

Abstract

The chapters in this book cover the use of Sesbania species as green manures for rice and upland crops, other agricultural uses (shade, fodder etc.), use for pulp, gum, soil and reclamation, and uses in folklore and medicine. Chapters are also included on the botany, edaphic tolerances, rhizobial relationships, insect pests and plant pathogens of the genus, and on the potential weediness of some species.