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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ambrosia artemisiifolia</i> L., common ragweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Common ragweed, A. artemisiifolia has rapidly become a serious agricultural weed, especially in vegetable crops grown in the muck soils of southwestern Quebec and Ontario, Canada. This chapter presents information on the pest status in the country, followed by a comprehensive background on previous ...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Teshler, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ambrosia artemisiifolia</i> L., common ragweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), listed as a secondary noxious weed under the Federal Seeds Act, a noxious weed in many provinces in Canada, and primary cause of allergenic hay fever, asthma and eczema. It provides an overview of the fungi (Albugo tragopogi and ...

Author(s)
Teshler, M. P.; DiTommaso, A.; Gagnon, J. A.; Watson, A. K.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taraxacum officinale</i> (Weber), dandelion (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), a weed in pastures, forages, orchards, vineyards, vegetable gardens, turf in golf courses, municipal parks and home gardens, which does not cause economic losses but is an aesthetic problem. It provides an overview of the insects, viruses...

Author(s)
Stewart-Wade, S. M.; Green, S.; Boland, G. J.; Teshler, M. P.; Teshler, I. B.; Watson, A. K.; Sampson, M. G.; Patterson, K.; DiTommaso, A.; Dupont, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter