Cattails (Typha spp.) — Weed Problem or Potential Crop?

@article{Morton2008CattailsS,
  title={Cattails (Typha spp.) — Weed Problem or Potential Crop?},
  author={Julia F. Morton},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={7-29}
}
  • J. Morton
  • Published 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Economic Botany
The prospects of converting a portion of the world's wealth of aquatic weeds into digestible protein or other useful material are currently of broad interest. The semi-aquatic cattails, which are overly aggressive and subject to vigorous control measures in many parts of the world, deserve study with a view to industrial utilization as an alternative to destruction. Being of nearly universal occurrence, cattails have had exceedingly widespread and diverse use by man and are employed to some… 
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