TITLE

Giant hogweed a villain in ornamental clothing

AUTHOR(S)
Sinopoli, Joseph
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
American Nurseryman;3/1/2006, Vol. 203 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the giant hogweed which has been discovered at different sites in Michigan. Considered a public health risk, the giant hogweed can be painful to humans and animals wherein its Furocoumarins in the sap of the plant can cause photodermatitis. Measure have been taken to eradicate the plants such as constant moving and digging the plant.
ACCESSION #
19854292

 

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