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Kochia (Kochia scoparia L. Schrad.) by Chris Boerboom

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Published by Washington State University Cooperative Extension, Oregon State University Extension Service, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Olympia, Wash.], [Corvallis, Or.], [Moscow, Idaho], [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Kochia,
  • Kochia -- Northwestern States -- Control

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Other titlesKochia scoparia L. Schrad.
Statement[by Chris Boerboom].
SeriesWeeds, PNW -- 460., PNW (Series) -- 460.
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension., Oregon State University. Extension Service., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension Service., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17612923M

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Early tillage in the spring gives good control of the Kochia seedlings. Herbicide Control. Please refer to the PNW Weed Management Handbook, or contact your county noxious weed coordinator. For More Information. See our Written Findings for more information about kochia (Kochia scoparia). Bassia scoparia (syn. Kochia scoparia) is a large annual herb in the family Amaranthaceae native to Eurasia. It has been introduced to many parts of North America, where it is found in grassland, prairie, and desert shrub ecosystems. Its common names include burningbush, ragweed, summer cypress, mock-cypress, kochia, belvedere, Mexican firebrush, and Mexican : Amaranthaceae. This book is an insightful piece that brings many stories to life that are typically difficult to explain. My experiences over several months in Kenya have led to situations very similar to those in this book. Kochia Chronicles relays the cautionary tales, innovative thinking, and lessons learned while implementing projects in a developing by: 1. A WEED REPORT from the book Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States Kochia and fivehook bassia 2 of 3 forage for sheep in small amounts. The foliage contains variable amounts of potassium oxalate which is toxic in large amounts and an unidentified substance that can cause digestive tract Size: KB.

Kochia (KOH-kee-ah) is named for German Botanist Wilhelm Daniel Joseph Koch, 5 March – 14 November , professor of medicine and botany. His best known written work was a treatise on German and Swiss flora entitled Synopsis florae germanicae et helveticae ()Scoparia (sko-PAIR- ee-uh) is dead Latin for broom-like.. Green Deane’s”Itemized” Plant . Kochia Bassia scoparia, kochia. Family: Goosefoot, Chenopodiaceae.. Habitat: Agronomic crop fields, pastures, and roadsides.. Life cycle: Summer annual.. Growth habit: Erect with much branching.. Leaves: Occur alternately along the stem. Leaves are linear to lanceolate in outline, ranging from 1 to 2 inches in length, and taper to a point. Forage kochia is a long-lived, semi-evergreen half shrub that averages 1 to 3 ft high at maturity. Individual plants may live years (Balyan ). It develops an extensive fibrous root system with a tap root that may extend to a depth of 16 ft (Prianshnikov ). The Kochia Chronicles. likes. The Kochia Chronicles take readers headlong into the lives and adventures of people in a quintessential African village Followers:

Kochia (Kochia scoparia), also known as summer cypress and burning bush, is a weed on the increase in parts of Manitoba, particularly in the southwest region of the province. It is a weed native to Asia and central Europe, and was introduced to Canada as an ornamental planting by European immigrants.   Kochia is one of the Prairies’ more damaging weeds. And with three years of known resistance to glyphosate and many more Group 2 herbicides under its belt, the pest has found new ways to avoid. Book Synopsis: Kochia, a sleepy community on the shores of Lake Victoria in Western Kenya, is caught in the turmoil among traditional ways of life, excitement brought about by development projects and the throes of relentless globalization. Cellphones are spreading HIV . Kochia, or Kochia scoparia, is an annual broadleaf weed that spreads rapidly once it goes to seed. Mowing is effective in controlling the weed when it is small, but herbicides are often required for larger plants. Kochia is a native of Europe and was introduced into North America as an ornamental plant.