Fundamentals of weed science /

This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management, and strives to place them in an ecological framework. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds - without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible...

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Main Author: Zimdahl, Robert L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Weeds--the beginning
  • Weed classification
  • Ethnobotany
  • Weed reproduction and dispersal
  • Weed ecology
  • Invasive plants
  • Allelopathy
  • The significance of plant competition
  • Methods of weed management and control
  • Biological weed control
  • Introduction to chemical weed control
  • Properties and uses of herbicides
  • Herbicides and plants
  • Herbicides and soil
  • Herbicide formulation
  • Herbicides and the environment
  • Pesticide legislation and registration
  • Weed management systems
  • Weed science--the future.