Recent advances in weed management

Recent advances in weed management. Edited by Bhagirath S. Chauhan and Gulshan Mahajan New York, NY, USA: Springer, 2014. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-1019-9

Title Recent advances in weed management
Place of Publication New York, NY, USA
Publisher Springer
Publication year 2014
Sub-type Edited book
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-1019-9
ISBN 9781493910182
Language eng
Editor Bhagirath S. Chauhan
Gulshan Mahajan
Total number of pages 411
Formatted Abstract/Summary
• ​Addresses the role of weed seed ecology in improving weed management
• Provides different weed management strategies relative to conservation agriculture
• Helps extension staff strengthen their role
• Features color illustrations

This volume addresses recent developments in weed science. These developments include conservation agriculture and conservation tillage, climate change, environmental concerns about the runoff of agrochemicals, resistance of weeds and crops to herbicides, and the need for a vastly improved understanding of weed ecology and herbicide use. The book provides details on harnessing knowledge of weed ecology to improve weed management in different crops and presents information on opportunities in weed management in different crops. Current management practices are also covered, along with guidance for selecting herbicides and using them effectively.

Written by experts in the field and supplemented with instructive illustrations and tables, Recent Advances in Weed Management is an essential reference for agricultural specialists and researchers, government agents, extension specialists, and professionals throughout the agrochemical industry, as well as a foundation for advanced students taking courses in weed science
Keyword Weed
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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