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Weeds of the Lesser Antilles = Mauvaises herbes des Petites Antilles by Jacques Fournet

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Published by Institut national de la recherche agronomique in Paris .
Written in English



  • Antilles, Lesser


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  • Weeds -- Antilles, Lesser -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMauvaises herbes des Petites Antilles
StatementJacques Fournet, John L. Hammerton.
SeriesTechniques et pratiques,
ContributionsHammerton, John L.
LC ClassificationsSB613.A67 F67 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1145107M
ISBN 102738002099
LC Control Number94116400

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In contrast to popular opinion, the islands north of the South American coast do not belong to the Lesser Antilles, these include the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Curacao, & Bonaire), the Venezuelan Antilles (Las Aves, Los Roques, La Orchila, La Blanquilla, Tortuga, and Margarita,), and Trinidad and Tobago. The major weeds of the Lesser Antilles are described in detail and illustrated with 75 colour plates. Their ecological preferences, modes of dissemination, and main host crops are indicated. Aid to identification is provided in the form of a clear andMissing: book. Weeds threaten the safe, efficient, and sustainable production of food, feed, fiber, and biofuel throughout the world. Featuring more than fifteen hundred full-color photographs, this handy guide provides essential information on four hundred of the most troublesome weedy and invasive plants found in the southern United g on the expertise of more than forty/5. Author (s): NOWELL, W. Book: Diseases of crop-plants in. the Lesser Antilles. + pp. The book is one which is indispensable to all plant pathologists concerned with the diseases of tropical plants, and will also be found interesting Cited by:

Update on Caribbean Lesser Antilles book review. This ‘Caribbean Lesser Antilles’ Insight Guides book has been updated. Caribbean travel books are regularly updated, so if you are thinking of buying a copy of this ‘Caribbean Lesser Antilles’ Insight Guides book do make sure you purchase the latest edition. The Lesser Antilles is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. Most form a long, partly volcanic island arc between the Greater Antilles to the north-west and the continent of South America. The islands form the eastern boundary of the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the Lesser Antilles and the Greater Antilles compose the Antilles. When combined with the Region: Caribbean. The Lesser Antilles and the South Sandwich archipelagoes (Scotia arc) are the only two active island arcs of the Atlantic Ocean. The Lesser Antilles arc (Fig. 1) is on the eastern margin of the Caribbean plate, at the site where the Caribbean plate is . The Greater Antilles Mesozoic-early Tertiary orthogeosyncline originally was either a basin between the Bahamas platform on the north and a land-mass on the south (on the site of the present Caribbean), or an island-arc system between the Bahamas-Turks and Caicos-Atlantic Ocean basin on the north, and an oceanic basin (modern Caribbean Sea) on the south.

  Insight Guide Caribbean: The Lesser Antilles now includes the Walking Eye app, free to download to smartphones and tablets on purchase of the book. The Caribbean app includes our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants, plus activity, event and shopping listings/5(5).   'The Book of Weeds' follows a pattern that will be familiar to anyone who has read a book on weeds it tries to define what a weed is, then goes through techniques for keeping them under control or eradicating them and then goes on to describe some of the worst offenders. Unusually, it covers aquatic and pond weeds as well as terrestrial ones/5. Data sources: Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information kindly provided by Mr Martin Lindo and Mr Fulton Barry Palacio) Note: For more information on weeds of the Caribbean you may consult Weeds of the lesser Antilles. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12 ; Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal.