- Author: Guy B Kyser
Capitol Public Radio broadcast a report on spotted spurge this morning, including an interview with UCCE Farm Advisor Whitney Brim-DeForest.
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced earlier this month several new or updated educational publications about weeds and weed impacts that will be of interest to both the scientific community as well as the general public.
Click here for the press release and an overview of the publications. Or you can get to the individual publications by clicking below:
- Weed Definitions (weeds, noxious weeds, invasive weeds, and "superweeds" among...
The article by E.D. Brusati, D.W. Johnson, and J.M. DiTomaso is entitled "Predicting Invasive Plants in...
I received an extension question this week about controlling bamboo that I thought I'd share.
In essence, the situation was that one neighbor had a large stand of bamboo on the property line and, because it is a "running" rather than "clumping" type of bamboo, it was invading the other neighbor's side of the property line. Bamboo neighbor likes the bamboo and the privacy afforded by the stand, other neighbor does not like bamboo creeping into their lawn and landscape. The question was "how do I control the invading bamboo without killing the whole (clonal) stand?".
They had been cutting the invadors and spraying the shoots with glyphosate with...
- Author: WSSA
- reposted by: Brad Hanson
Battling Spurge: WSSA Offers Weed Control Tips for Nurseries and Homeowners
Though the economy and housing market have begun to recover in the aftermath of the Great Recession, one unexpected impact still lingers. Landscape nurseries that saw fewer plant sales during the downturn are now battling weeds entrenched in unsold containers of perennials, shrubs and trees.
Some of the most common...