Handbook of Weed Management Systems: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Weed Management Systems

1st Edition

By Smith

CRC Press

758 pages

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Hardback: 9780824795474
pub: 1995-07-18
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Description

This work provides the fundamental information necessary for the development of weed management strategies for all the major US crops using concepts that can be applied worldwide. Weed management systems are provided for cotton, peanut, soybean, wheat, barley, oat, sorghum, rice, fruits, nut crops, and more. The dynamics involved in creating the best management approaches for specific types of crops are explained.

Table of Contents

The ecology of weeds; preventive weed management; mechanical weed management; chemical weed management; herbicide application equipment; herbicide formulations, adjuvants, and spray drift management; fate of herbicides in the environment; biological weed management; weed management systems for oil seed crops; weed management systems for grain crops; weed management systems for pastures and hay crops; weed management systems for rangeland; weed management systems for horticultural crops; weed management systems for turfgrass; weed management systems for forest nurseries and woodlands.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General