Invasive Weed Identification & Management


Students will be introduced to the topics of invasion biology and weed management and their related terminology. Approximately 60 invasive or weed species common throughout the northeast region of the United States will be presented, with a focus on woody species. Management techniques and management plans will also be discussed. Field walks will be given on NYBG grounds. Dress for the weather. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science

Required Text
Uva, Richard H., Joseph C. Neal, Joseph M. DiTomaso
Weeds of the Northeast
2nd Edition
Publisher: Cornell University Press
1997

Prerequisite(s):
Introduction to Plant Science

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