Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Plants for soil regeneration: an illustrated guide.

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 135)

Weeds and invasive plants.

This chapter describes some of the more common weeds and invasive plants and methods to control them. Species mentioned include Alopecurus myosuroides, Pteridium aquilinum, Elymus repens, Cirsium arvense, Rumex obtusifolius, R. crispus, R Ă— pratensis, Equisetum arvense, Ulex europaeus, U. gallii, U. minor, Reynoutria japonica, Senecio jacobaea, Juncus conglomeratus, J. effusus, and J. inflexus.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Soil health. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 5) Nitrogen-fxing plants. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 8) Cover crops, green manures and herbal leys. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 19) Bacteria and other microorganisms. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 23) The role of fungi. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 28) Phytoremediators. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 35) Illustrations, with information on each plant. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 131) Soil stabilizers and coastal plants. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 143) Hedges and trees. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 146) Case studies. Author(s): Pinhey, S., Tebbs, M.