Weed Crop Ecology
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Weed Crop Ecology Principles in Weed Management by Richard James Aldrich

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Published by Wadsworth Pub Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crop husbandry,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Field Crop Ecology,
  • Control,
  • Ecology,
  • Weeds

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10473077M
ISBN 100534028330
ISBN 109780534028336

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This textbook examines weed behaviour and management in relation to ecological concepts and agronomic practices. Introductory chapters examine weed taxonomy and evaluation and the fundamentals of mixed crop community ecology, populations biology, germination and dormancy. Subsequent sections discuss the allelopathic and competitive influences of weeds in cropping . Get this from a library! Weed-crop ecology: principles in weed management. [R J Aldrich] -- Considers weed behaviour and management in the context of ecology and agricultural management. Treats weeds taxonomy and evolution, crop ecology and the role of weed in allelopathy. Discusses the. Abstract The chapter on weed ecology explores the importance of ecological relationships to weed management systems. It examines the components of the weed–crop ecosystem and weed–environment interactions. It also discusses the role of fundamental ecological concepts in weed management.   It is estimated that those problems cause $ billions worth of crop losses annually and the global cost of controlling weeds also runs into many $ billions every year. Atlas of Weed Mapping presents an introductory overview on the occurrence of the most common weeds of the world. The book notably includes.

biological, cultural and chemical weed control techniques and their integration into crop production systems. Lists of common and scientific names of weeds referred to in the text and common and chemical names of herbicides are included and there is a glossary of terms. Considers weed behaviour and management in the context of ecology and agricultural management. Treats weeds taxonomy and evolution, crop ecology and the role of weed in allelopathy. Discusses the mode of action of herbicides, biological, cultural and chemical control. Provides lists of common and scientific names of weeds and chemical. of weed biology and ecology i.e. a thorough knowledge regarding propagation, dispersal, behavior, survival and persistence behavior of weeds. Man plays an important role in changing the environment by altering the crop husbandry practices and by managing weed-free mono crop or multi crop cultures. Mono crop culturesu-. Treats weeds taxonomy and evolution, crop ecology and the role of weed in allelopathy. Discusses the mode of action of herbicides, biological, cultural and chemical control. Provides lists of common and scientific names of weeds and chemical names of herbicides. Expanding the Context of Weed .

  In addition it looks at current weed management strategies and how they will be affected by global climate change. The book covers an increasingly important area in plant science, crop science and ecological research, and will be essential reading for anyone exploring the biological impacts of a changing environment. The evolution of herbicide resistance, understanding its mechanisms, characterisation of resistant weed biotypes, development of herbicide-tolerant crops and management of resistant weeds are described throughout the 36 chapters of this book.   Book Detail: Weed Management in Horticulture Crops with Practicals Language: English Pages: Author: Dr. D. D. Sharma, Dr. C. Chinnaswamy, Sh. Mohinder Singh. Price: Free Buy Weed Management Book. Theory. Introduction, harmful and beneficial effects, Classification, propagation and dissemination, Weed biology and ecology, crop weed association, Concepts of weed prevention, . Book Detail: Weed Management Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Outline of Weed Management Weeds – harmful and beneficial effects Classification of weeds Propagation and dissemination of weed seeds Weed biology and ecology Crop-weed association, crop-weed competition and allelopathy Methods of weed control – physical & cultural Methods of weed control – .