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Sustainable Weed Management, Handbook of

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978 1 56022 957 5
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The Handbook of Sustainable Weed Management presents the latest economically and environmentally friendly methods of managing weeds.  This compendium focuses on designing future weed management strategies that reduce herbicidal usage, restore ecological balance, and increase food production.  It provides new insights and approaches for weed scientists, agronomists, agriculturists, horticulturists, farmers, extentionists, teachers, and students. Tables, figures, and over 125 illustrations, including a color photo section, make complex information easy to access and understand.

Contents: 

1. Weeds and their management,

2. Weed management: a basic component of modern crop production,

3. Contributions to weed suppression from cover crops,

4. Utilizing Brassica cover crops for weed suppression in annual cropping systems,

5. Grass-legume mixed cover crops for weed management,

6. Rye as a weed management tool in vegetable cropping systems,

7. A rotation design that aids annual weed management in a semiarid region,

8. Examining tillage and crop rotation effects on weed populations in the Canadian Prairies,

9. Potential of allelopathy and allelochemicals for weed management,

10, Progress in developing weed-suppressive rice cultivars for the Southern United States,

11. The ecology of weed seed predation in herbaceous crop systems,

12. Mowing for weed management,

13. Herbicide fate under conservation tillage, cover crop, and edge-of-field management practices,

14. Strategies for developing bioherbicides for sustainable weed management,

15. Developing microbial weed control products: commercial, biological, and technical considerations,

16. Implementation of weed biocontrol in forest vegetation management for conifer production,

17. Characterization of phytotoxins from phytopathogenic fungi and their potential use as herbicides in integrated crop management,

18. Applications of soil and rhizosphere microorganisms in sustainable weed management,

19. Herbicide-resistant crops and weed management,

20. Strategies for managing herbicide-resistant weeds,

21. Recent advances in parasitic weed research,

22. Management of weeds in pasture systems,

23. Integrated turfgrass weed management,

24. Approaches to integrated weed management,

25. Learning groups for implementation of integrated weed management: Principles and practical guidelines.

 

Harminder P Singh, Daizy R Batish and Ravinder K Kohli, 2006, 892 p, color photos, illlustrated, soft.  (List: $125.95)  $113.95

 


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