Weed management in rainfed agricultural systems

Birch, Colin, Cooper, Ian, Gill, Gurjeet, Adkins, Stephen and Gupta, Madan (2011). Weed management in rainfed agricultural systems. In Philip Tow, Ian Cooper C. Birch, Ian Partridge and Colin Birch (Ed.), Rainfed farming systems (pp. 215-232) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-9132-2_8

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Author Birch, Colin
Cooper, Ian
Gill, Gurjeet
Adkins, Stephen
Gupta, Madan
Title of chapter Weed management in rainfed agricultural systems
Title of book Rainfed farming systems
Place of Publication Dordrecht, Netherlands
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2011
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-9132-2_8
ISBN 9781402091315
1402091311
Editor Philip Tow
Ian Cooper C. Birch
Ian Partridge
Colin Birch
Chapter number 8
Start page 215
End page 232
Total pages 18
Total chapters 50
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The management of weeds is an important aspect of most farming systems. In rainfed systems, their control is usually critical in making best use of the available precipitation. Weed spectra change over time and with changes in the farming system. The reasons for these changes need to be understood so that integrated and holistic management strategies can be applied. New technologies including weed growth and population modelling and precision farming offer options that increase weed control efficiencies, slow the development of herbicide resistance and reduce costs.
Keyword Weed establishment
Weed impact
Integrated weed management
Herbicides
Herbicide resistance
Weed biology
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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