Ohio places giant hogweed on noxious weed list
- Giant hogweed a villain in ornamental clothing. Sinopoli, Joseph // American Nurseryman;3/1/2006, Vol. 203 Issue 5, p8
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...
- Giant hogweed spreads through East. // American Nurseryman;9/15/2002, Vol. 196 Issue 6, p8
Reports the discovery of Giant hogweed in Massachusetts. List of plant in the federal noxious-weed list; Health problems caused by the weed; Occurrence of skin discoloring.
- Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Grow. Harper, Jennifer // Insight on the News;09/11/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p27
Deals with several noxious weeds that can be found in the United States (U.S.). Information on Heracleum mantegazzianum; Cost of the damages caused by noxious weeds; Efforts to control the weeds.
- Giant Weed Causes Blindness. // Review of Optometry;9/15/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 9, p8
Examines the effects of giant hogweed which causes photodermatitis to humans in Massachusetts. Presence of toxins on watery sap; Exposure of skin contact to sunlight constitutes painful blisters; Issuance of alert news to farmers, outdoorsmen and gardeners.
- Oregon prepares to fight noxious weed. // American Nurseryman;9/15/2001, Vol. 194 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the preparation of the Department of Agriculture for the eradication of giant hogweed in Oregon. Potentiality of the giant hogweed as a public health and environmental hazard; Cause of the spread of giant hogweed; Comparison between giant hogweed and cow parsnip.
- Phytophotodermatitis. Klaber, R. E. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;May2006, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p385
The article focuses on the case of a 6-year-old boy with sunburn and widespread blistering lesions on his hand, lower arms, back, and truck. A diagnosis of phytophotodermatitis, caused by contact with giant hogweed. The blistering settled well with oral prednisolone and topical steroid ointment,...
- Beauty & the Burn. VanDuyne, Glorio // New York State Conservationist;Jun2008, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p24
The article focuses on wild parsnip or giant hogweed, plants that can cause second-degree burn. Wild parsnip, contain chemicals called furanocoumarins, which, when combined with sunlight on the skin cause phytophotodermatitis (a toxic skin reaction). The chemicals prevent the skin from...
- Crossing boundaries. // Mid-South Farmer;Mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, pBP4
The article focuses on the participation of Mitch Coffin, a member of the Missouri River Watershed Coalition (MWRC), in a collaborative approach to control noxious weeds by taking early steps to control them.
- Biocontrol of escaped ornamentals. SHAW, RICHARD; TANNER, ROBERT // Plantsman: New Series;Dec2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p220
The article offers information on biocontrol of ornamental plants that are escaped from gardeners and are a reason for wild habitats. It informs that classical biological control (CBC) method is used for weed management. It mentions that biocontrol practitioners should identify the target weeds'...