Required Text: Weed Science, Principles and Practices Third Edition (2008), by Merrill Ross and Carole Lembi. Ashton.
Recommended Text for Weed Identification: Weeds of the Midwestern United States and Canada (2010), by Charles T. Bryson, Michael S. DeFelice (editors).
The above 2 books should be available at the area textbook stores.)
Other useful weed identification guides include:
Weeds of the Great Plains (2003) by James Stubbendieck, Mitchell J. Coffin, L.M. Landholt
Weeds of the Northeast (1997) by Richard M. Uva, Joseph C. Neal and Joseph M. DiTomaso.
Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains (1994) by J. Stubbendieck, G. Y. Friisoe and M. R. Bolick (just an earlier version of Weeds of the Great Plains).
Weeds of the North Central States (1981). North Central Regional Publication 281. College of Agriculture, University of Illinois, Agriculture Publications Office, 123 Munsford Hall, Urbana, IL 61801. (This book is often available at area extension offices. Springfield=s office is at 833 Boonville.)
Weeds (1987), by Alexander C. Martin. Golden Press, NY. Western Publishing Co., Inc., Racine, WI.
Chapter from Ross & Lembi Text
Dr. Pam Trewatha
Karls Hall Room 204
Office Hours: TBA
Phone: 836-5097 or 883-8397
Use ID list links at above left to look at photos of weeds on ID lists for this semester.
For working on identifying your collection weeds, use the Midwest Weed Link to see a list of weeds with links to photos and descriptions.
You will need to use Blackboard to access the lecture units, assignments, messages, weed ID information, grades posted. Log on using your user ID and Blackboard password.