Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Management and control of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense).

Abstract

A review is given of the extent and nature of the Cirsium arvense problem in North America, systems for the management of C. arvense (subspecies variations, control strategies, crop competition, grazing and mowing, tillage and soil fertility), herbicides for C. arvense control, and research needs.