Title Parthenium weed : biology, ecology and management / edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan
Imprint Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Series CABI invasives series ; 11
CABI invasive species series ; 11.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Parthenium.
Parthenium -- Control.
Contents Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; 1 An Introduction to the 'Demon Plant' Parthenium Weed; 2 Biology and Ecology; 3 Spread; 4 Interference and Impact of Parthenium Weed on Agriculture; 5 Impacts on the Environment; 6 Impact of Parthenium Weed on Human and Animal Health; 7 Biological Control; 8 Management: Physical, Cultural, Chemical; 9 Coordination of Management; 10 Parthenium Weed: Uses and Abuses; 11 History and Management -- Australia and Pacific; 12 History and Management -- Southern Asia; 13 History and Management -- East and South-east Asia
14 History and Management -- Southern Africa and Western Indian Ocean Islands15 History and Management -- East and North Africa, and the Middle East; 16 Conclusions; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Summary This book explores the most important aspects of the biology, ecology and management of ""the world's worst weed"". Covering its mode of spread and its impacts upon agricultural production, the environment and human health, it also reviews management techniques, the possible uses of Parthenium weed, its distribution and the impacts of climate change
Other Author Adkins, Steve W., editor.
Shabbir, Asad, editor.
Dhileepan, Kunjithapatham, editor.
Other Title Print version: Parthenium weed. Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, [2019] 9781780645254