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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taraxacum officinale</i> F.H. Wigg, dandelion (Asteraceae).

This chapter presents information on the status of dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, in Canada, followed by a comprehensive background on previous studies, review of the application of biological control to manage this weed (using insects and pathogenic fungi), an evaluation of the biological...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Bailey, K. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tripleurospermum inodorum</i> (L.) Sch. Bip., scentless chamomile (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Scentless chamomile, Tripleurospermum inodorum (=Matricaria perforata) is an annual or short-lived perennial plant of European origin that has become naturalized in Canada, and is a serious weed of disturbed and agricultural land in the prairie provinces. The seed weevil Omphalapion hookerorum (=...

Author(s)
McClay, A. S.; Peng, G.; Bailey, K. L.; Hynes, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malva pusilla</i> Smith, round-leaved mallow (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malvaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on round-leaved mallow (Malva pusilla) damaging flax (Linum usitatissimum) and lentils (Lens culinaris) in Canada, and provides an overview of the fungus (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp. malvae) that has been used for its management, and the registration, marketing and...

Author(s)
Mortensen, K.; Bailey, K. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter