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Title: Weeds of the Midwestern United States and Central Canada

item Bryson, Charles
item DEFELICE, MICHAEL - Pioneer Hi-Bred, Inc

Submitted to: Complete Book
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/28/2009
Publication Date: 5/3/2010
Citation: Bryson, C.T., Defelice, M.S. 2010. Weeds of the Midwestern United States and Central Canada. University of Georgia Press, pp. 1-427.

Interpretive Summary: Currently, there is no single book available for the identification of weeds in the central United States and Canada region. A book was written to include 356 of the most common and/or most troublesome weeds of the central United States and Canada. In addition to editing previously published write-ups, new weed descriptions were written and edited by the authors. This book will include the most comprehensive collection of color photographs (1420), distribution maps, grass illustrations, and glossary of terms for any weed identification manual currently available. The book is expected to be in print by the spring of 2010.

Technical Abstract: The book, Weeds of the Central United States and Canada, includes 356 of the most common and/or troublesome weeds of agricultural and natural areas found within the central region of the United States and Canada. The books includes an introduction, a key to plant families contained in the book, glossary, illustrated characteristics section, index, references, 1420 color photographs, and full description, distribution map, toxic properties, and special identifying features for each species and a collar region illustration for each grass species.