Ecology & Management of Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

Edited by P Pysek, M J W Cock, H P Ravn and W Nentwig 
CABI  January 2007  

Hardback  352 pp  ISBN 9781845932060      £85.00
The Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum is a pernicious invasive species, with significant impact on human health due to its phytoxic sap. From its native area, the Caucasus, it has spread across Europe creating serious environmental and health problems.

This book, the output of a three-year EU project involving 40 European experts, is an authoritative compendium of current knowledge on this amazing invasive plant and will facilitate improved management. It is an invaluable resource for both practitioner and student, and covers topics including taxonomy, genetics, reproduction, population ecology, and invasion dynamics. It also reviews the possibilities of mechanical, chemical and biological control.

This book will be of interest to students and researchers in agriculture, conservation, weed science and plant ecology. Practitioners in the control of invasive species.

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