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Weed Management - Principles and Practices

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978 9380 428314
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Weed Management - Principles and Practices brings together updated knowledge on basic and applied aspects of weed management.  In ten chapters, this book discusses weeds, weed management including integrated weed management, herbicide selectivity, ecological principles and good crop husbandry practices, herbicide-resistant crops, as well as, mechanical, chemical and biological preventive methods.

Contents:  Preface, Foreword, Acknowledgements

1. Weed:  Classification, characteristics, harmful effects, usefulness, propagation and dispersal, crop-weed interference and ecophysiology

2. Weed Management:  Methods of weed control: cultural, ecological, mechanical/physical, biological, chemical, and using herbicides

3. Integrated Weed Management:  Major components, objectives, crop production, limitations

4. Absorption and Translocation Herbicides:  Herbicides uptake, foliar absorption, from soil, by seed & coleoptile, herbicide movement, limited mobility

5. Herbicide Selectivity:  Selectivity factors, equipment & herbicide dosage, herbicides in the soil, effectiveness, problems, weed mgmt planning

6. Herbicide-resistant Crops:  Benefits and risks

7. Management of Weedy Rice:  Origin, description, biology, conclusions

8. Weed Management in Crops:  Rice, wheat, sorghum & pearl millet, sugarcane, potato, cotton, tobacco, legume (grain), oilseed crops, forage crops, vegetables & spices

9. Management of Problematic Weeds:  Bermuda, Nut Grass, Johnson Grass, Parthenium, Baisuri, Oxalis, Wild Safflower, Jalkumbhi, Kans, Cirsium Arvense, Witch Weed, Orobanche, Cuscuta

10. Terminology

Sanjay Chaudhary, Dinesh Kumar, Rajvir Sharma, and JPS Rathi, 2011, 207 pgs, illustrated.  $34.95


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