Fundamentals of Weed Science
Weed science is a rapidly changing field and this textbook incorporates many of the newest developments. In addition to reviewing the many chemical methods of weed control, this book focuses on the general issues of weed biology. Topics surveyed include the ecology of weedy plants and the new non-chemical approaches to weed control and eradication.
- Hardback | 439 pages
- 158.75 x 234.95 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
- 01 Oct 1993
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Weeds - The Beginning. Weed Classification. Ethnobotany - Uses of Weeds. Weed Biology, Reproduction and Dispersal. Weed Ecology, Allelopathy. The Significance of Plant Competition. Methods of Weed Control. Biological Weed Control. Introduction to Chemical Control. A Classification of Properties and Uses of Herbicides. Herbicides and Plants. Herbicides and Soil. Herbicide Application. Herbicide Formulation. Herbicides and the Ecosystem. Pesticide Legislation and Registration, Weed Management Systems. Weed Science - The Future. List of Crops by Common Name. List of Weeds by Common Name.