A Second Ohio Weed Manual; General Weed Questions Revised Descriptive Illustrated List of Ohio Weeds

A Second Ohio Weed Manual; General Weed Questions Revised Descriptive Illustrated List of Ohio Weeds

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...be doing its utmost to lead farmers to recognize their own interests in abandoning fences as far as possible. It also infests many fields to their great damage. The thrifty growing blackberries produce an abundance of luscious fruit and where desired for fruit are valuable The wild and cultivated blackberries are infested with bramble rust, Ceoma nitens (Schw.). This rust destroys cultivated blackberries and raspberries, since the fungus persists in affected stools. The briers also harbor many insects which prey upon the cultivated sorts. Briers may be destroyed by frequent mowing and by cultivation. The cutting seems to be most eifective when done late in the summer. I6 Cinquefoll, Flvefinger (P) Polmlilla Camzdensis L. Fivefinger, named in allusion to its five leaves (leaflets), forms by its long runners a thick covering on dry and sterile soils. Its bright yellow blossoms are quite showy. Cinquefoil serves to indicate that the infested lands require enriching and reseeding, possibly liming as well. Shorter rotations with clover and the application of manure or fertilizers will be found useful in those portions of the state where cinquefoil is frequent. Like some other weeds it may be easily smothered out by the growth of forage plants. ' 162 Tall Flvefinger (B or P) Polenfilla lllonspeliensis L. This weed grows one to two feet high, has a hairy stem and leaflets in threes, not in fives as the name indicates. The flowers are small and inconspicuous, while the growth of the root leaves is very dense. Seeds light colored, very small, 1-32 of an inch long, nearly circular but with one flattened side. Frequent in timothy seed and seeds of other grasses. The plant is best destroyed by close cutting in spring or early summer or by cultivation. '...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590538
  • 9781236590534