Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Parasitic plants.

Abstract

This multi-author book contains 11 chapters, with the following titles: introduction to parasitic plants; seed germination; haustorial initiation and differentiation; mineral relationships of parasites and their hosts; carbon and nitrogen relations; water relations; reproductive ecology and biology; genes and genomes; host-plant responses to parasitism; parasitic plants as weeds; and control of parasitic weeds. Author and subject indexes are included.