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Author Name    Clark, George H. and Fletcher, James.

Title   FARM WEEDS OF CANADA. SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good+

Edition   Reprint of the Second Edition

Publisher   Ottawa Ministry of Agriculture 1923

Illustrator   Norman Criddle.

Seller ID   28635

192 pp, 10 3/8" H. Gray cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/decoration of front board. 76 colour plates (20 more than in the first edition) - collated. These plates are printed on textured stock with the versos blank. The first 71 show individual weeds in flower, with some also illustrating the root system and/or seeds - the final 5 plates give 100 examples of seeds. Contents: Preface; Introductory; What is a Weed?; Losse due to Weeds; How Weeds Spread; Classification of Weeds; Weed Seeds in the Soil; Control and Extermination of Weeds; General Princples; Summer Fallowing; Short Rotation Crops; Sheep Destroy Weeds; Seeding to Grass; Farm Implements to Destroy Weeds; Weed Seeds in Commercial Seeds and Feeding Stuffs; Grass Family; Sedge Family; Rush Family; Buckwheat Family; Spinach or Goosefoot Family; Pigweed Family; Pink Family; Purslane Family; Buttercup Family; Fumitory Family; Mustard Family; Caper Family; Orpine Family; Rose Family; Pea Family; Spurge Family; Mallow Family; St. John's-wort Family; Evening Primrose Family; Parsley Family; Milkweed Family; Morning Glory or Convolvulus Family; Borage Family; Vervain Family; Mint Family; Figwort Family; Ribwort or Plantain Family; Madder or Bedstraw Family; Sunflower Family; Explanation of Botanical Terms; Index. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light browning to edges of text block, slight bump to top corner of boards, a few small brown stains and a rub mark on rear board

Weeds,  Invasive  Plants,  Canada,  Canadian,  Agriculture,  Farming,  Amaranthaceae,  Anemone,  Asclepiadacea,  Biennials,  Bindweed,  Annuals,  Bitterweed,  Boraginaceae,  Brassica,  Buttercup,  Caper,  Borage,  Amaranth,  Asclepias,  Bedstraw,  Catchfly,  Chenopodium,  Chickweed,  Chicory,  Clover,  Cockle,  Composite,  Convovulus,  Cress,  Cruciferae,  Cyperus,  Daisies,  Daisy,  Dandelion,  Darnel,  Dock,  Dodder,  Euphorbia,  Evening  Primrose,  False  Flax,  Figwort,  Fireweed,  Fleabane,  Frumitory,  Goldenrod,  Grass,  Old-Witch,  Couch,  Hawkweed,  Hemlock,  Herrick,  Hogweed,  Hypericum,  Ironweeds,  Juncus,  Lettuce,  Loco  Weed,  Lychnis,  Mallow,  Mayweed,  Milkweed,  Mint,  Morning  Glory,  Mustard,  Nettle,  Parsley,  Pea,  Persicary,  Pigweed,  Plantain,  Polygonum,  Potentilla,  Portulaca,  Ragweed,  Ragwort,  Rocket,  Rudbeckia,  Sage  Brushes,  Rumex,  Sedge,  Silene,  Silkweed,  Silverweed,  Sorrel,  Spurge,  St.  John's-wort,  Stickweed,  Sunflowers,  Thistle,  Toad  Flax,  Verbena,  Vervain,  Vetch,  Seeds,  Wormwood,  Woundwort,  Control,  Extermination,  Crop  Rotation,  Grasses,  Farm  Implements,  Rush,  Buckwheat,  Spinach,  Pink,  Orpine,  Rose,  Botanical  Terms,  Botany,  Illustrated  Books. 

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