The Weed Science Program area of focus includes agricultural and invasive weed control (chemical, mechanical, cultural, and biological control), weed ecology, weed monitoring and forecasting, vegetation restoration, and integrated control strategies.
Pest Management of Small Grains - Weeds is a section of the Small Grain Production Manual that specifically addresses weeds and weed control.
Encycloweedia is sponsored by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and has a photo gallery and data sheets for identification and management of noxious weeds found in California.
Western Society of Weed Science coordinates efforts in weed management among various states and agencies, fosters and encourages education and research in weed science, and supports solutions to weed problems. Their website has a link to on-line lessons about herbicides.
UC Weed Science Blog
You just KNOW that some plants are considered weeds. Their common names give them away. They sound awful. Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum). Ripgut brome (Bromus diandrus). Devil's claw (Proboscidea lutea). Smellmelon (Cucumis melo). Itchgrass...
The environmental conditions under which parental plants are grown can affect the progeny population in many ways. Extreme abiotic environmental conditions such as high temperatures, water stress, nutrient deficiency and herbicide application not only...