Common weeds of East Africa =

Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki
  • 184 Pages
  • 4.31 MB
  • English
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , Rome
Weeds -- Africa,



Other titlesMagugu ya Afrika Mashariki.
Statementby P.J. Terry and R.W. Michieka.
ContributionsMichieka, R. W.
LC ClassificationsSB613.A412 T47 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 184 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2092706M
ISBN 109250024266
LC Control Number88137106

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The aim of this book is to aid identification of most of the common East African weeds by providing line drawings and descriptions of them using the minimum of technical terms, and to show distribution, agricultural importance, and possibilities for their chemical control.

This book has been written primarily for students, advisors and research Cited by: Common weeds of East Africa. Abstract Species which are common or serious weeds in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are described using technical terms which are explained in the glossary.

Common weeds of East Africa = Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki. [P J Terry; R W Michieka] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: P J Terry; R W Michieka. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC.

Information on weed species which are common or serious pests in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda is presented. Inflorescences are shown in colour photographs, while other diagnostics features, such as leaf shapes of dicots, leaf tips of grasses and sedges, ligules of grasses and the perennating organs of some species, are displayed in line drawings.

Common Weeds of East Africa is an FAO publication produced as a result of the meeting of an FAO panel of experts on Improved Weed Management, held in Nairobi in April The text provides a clear and concise description in both English and Swahili of each of 63 weeds selected because they are common or serious pests in one if not all three.

Common weeds of East Africa = Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. MLA Citation. Terry, P. and Michieka, R. Common weeds of East Africa = Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki / by P.J. Terry and R.W.

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Michieka Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome Australian/Harvard. Now that you’ve identified the weed, how do you control it.

Weed Control Basics. Further resources: Books. I prefer “Weeds of Southern Turfgrasses “, a great book of color pictures and descriptions of the most common weeds of the region. With it in hand, you can wander down any sidewalk in town and identify most weeds by sight!Missing: East Africa.

The East African Agricultural Journal Vol - Issue 3. Journal homepage. 2 Views 2 CrossRef citations to date Altmetric Original Articles A List of Weeds of the Kenya Highlands.

Bogdan Department of Agriculture, Kenya (Pasture Research Officer) Pages Received 20 Oct Published online: 18 Dec Weed Identification and Control Library We've chosen the most common weeds found in lawns and gardens, and provided the essential information you need for identifying and managing them.

Click on a link or image below to view the complete g: East Africa. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Terry, P.J. Common weeds of East Africa. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Common weeds of East Africa = by P. Terry,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations edition, in English. This book is based on Weeds of South Africa by E. Phillips, published in [see H.A. It has been completely revised, the nomenclature brought up to date, some species omitted and new ones added.

It includes the more common and troublesome weeds of cultivated lands, gardens, roadsides and waste places. In the introduction, the Weed Act of is explained and lists of weeds. About this Item: Oxford University Press Tanzania Ltd, Nairobi, Paperback. Condition: Ex-library - Fair.

ex-library copy with usual markings, covers have very heavy wear and rubbing, corners and ends of spine bumped and rounded, binding tight, xvi + pages including index, chemical weed control of weeds found in East Africa, bw illustrations Size: x Common name English, Afrikaans & Zulu Note: Not all elements shown above are included for every weed.

The objective of this book is to provide the South African sugarcane grower with the means to identify weeds without the complication of botanical keys. It will also help the grower make better choices regarding weed control measures.

Weeding: identify shrubs, common weeds, perennials and all types of weeds with Roundup. Roundup Weed killer is a bestselling herbicide used by many people around the world for garden maintenance, lawn care and weed control. Roundup weed killer uses an advanced technology that kills weeds down to the root so that they never come back in your garden or in your lawn.

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features detailed color photos of over weeds allowing turf professionals to search and identify weeds by name, appearance or region. Detailed information about each weed includes description, non-chemical cultural practices in how to control the weed, geographic coverage maps of where they grow and when they are prevalent in the various growing zones, as well as herbicide use.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Common weeds of East Africa = Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. Things change in time, more weeds appear and the scope of this edition is extended up into more Central Africa.

This then initiated the fourth revised and updated edition. - The contents cover more than problem plants of which species are illustrated and their origin, environmental impact and control measures are described. East African Community EAC Close Afrika Mashariki Road P.O.

Box Arusha United Republic of Tanzania Tel: + (0)27 Fax: + (0)27 Email: [email protected] Appearance: This common lawn weed has a strong taproot; leaves are deeply notched.

Yellow flowers mature to puffballs. Dandelion seeds are like parachutes that fly away in the wind—they're the plants that you would blow on and "make a wish" when you were younger. Lawn Weed Control Tip: Mulch to prevent dandelions in g: East Africa.

Below are some common lawn weeds and how to get rid of them. Dandelion. This is a common perennial weed in South Africa with a strong taproot and a rosette of toothed leaves.

It has a hollow, single stem that bears one bright yellow flower. Dandelions are prevalent all year round and young plants are easy to control with post-emergence.

A-Z of weeds. Following is a selection of declared and non-declared invasive plants in Victoria. Click on the plant name to read more about that species.

African Feather Grass. Declared noxious weed. African Lovegrass. Declared noxious weed. Alligator Weed. Declared noxious weed.

State prohibited. Amsinckia. Declared noxious weed. Angled Onion.

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African violets are some of the most well-known African exports in the United States. A common houseplant, the small sized perennial produces violet, dark purple, pink, near white and blue-tinted flowers. African violets adapt well to indoor life.

They require moderate humidity, temperatures above 60 degrees Fahrenheit and light watering. 2 editions of Field guide to important arable weeds of Zambia found in the catalog. descriptions and local names of common central African weeds, and a list of c. weeds species recorded in Zambian agricultural land.

Book contents described, size and weight added, author's email address added April 1,   South African cannabis strains are well known around the world. Although cannabis originated in Asia, the plant flourishes elsewhere in the worldcannabis seeds have made their way around the world and one spot where you will find some of the best weather and conditions for cannabis cultivation is South Africa.

South Africa gets plenty of rain and ahs with warm to moderate. The African pink stem borer is not as common as the other two species, but is present throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Stem borers are often spread through the transport of dry stems, grains, and.

A fully updated comprehensive identification guide for weeds in the south-east region of Australia. This third edition of the bestselling has been fully updated and re-organised to recognise recent taxonomic changes and includes additional species and photographs.

The book includes weeds of agriculture, bushland, waterways, gardens, roadsides, wasteland and amenity areas, as well as new and. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features A Handbook of West African Weeds.

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It can be abundant in upland rice in Indonesia (Kostermans et al., ), is common in cereal crops in Ethiopia (Stroud and Parker, ) and can be serious in cereal crops in East Africa (Terry, ). Reed () notes it as a weed of arable land, frequently invading pastures.

Wells et al.Order by Common Name Also known as: African elodea, coarse oxygen weed, curly water thyme, lagarosiphon, oxygen plant, oxygen weed, South African oxygen weed, Read more.

African tulip tree. Spathodea companulata. Also known as: African tulip tree, African tulip, fireball, flame of the forest, flame tree, fountain tree, Browse Weeds.Books shelved as african-history: King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild, The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence by Martin Meredit.