World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution Records
Scope and Content
The collection contains research materials related to the creation and publication of the book World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution.
Open for research; unprocessed collection. Materials have not been arranged or reviewed, and additional restrictions may apply.
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Edited by Leroy (“Whitey “) Holms and published in 1997, World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution is the culmination of four decades of global research. World Weeds presents comprehensive, current information on over 100 weeds. The volume (1129 pages) addresses changes in such areas as crop tillage methods, herbicide use, and agricultural runoff. The book features a wealth of original data from the authors and provides extensive coverage of the known biology of each species. Each entry contains a full botanical description; important details on habitat requirements and distribution, seed production, ecology, physiology, crop impact and more.
7.8 Linear Feet (6 records center cartons)
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Materials are in the order in which we received them, which seem to be arranged alphabetically according to the botanical name of the weed.
Released on 2020-08-19.
- MS-0645. World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution Records, 1977-1997
- December 30, 2020
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