1st Edition

Weed Physiology Volume I: Reproduction and Ecophysiology

By Stephen O. Duke Copyright 1985
    176 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    Weeds are plants existing at places and/or times at which they are considered undesirable by man. Thys, man‘s primary interest in weeds is in dinging methods for eliminating their presences. Understanding the physiology of weeds and how it differs from that of crop plants is becoming increasingly important in discovering new chemical, genetic, and cultural methods of controlling weeds. The two volumes of this book will aim to discuss the following; the physiology of weed production the ecophysiology of weeds, the mechanisms of herbicide action, and the mechanisms of herbicide resistance and tolerance.

    1. Flowering, Seed Development and the Influences During Seed Maturation on Seed Germination of Annual Weeds 2. Physiology of Weed Seed Dormancy and Germination 3. Asexual Reproduction of Weeds 4. Comparative Ecophysiology of Weeds and Crops 5. Weed Allelopathy


    Stephen O. Duke