Modelling crop-weed competition: why, what, how and what lies ahead?

Renton, Michael and Chauhan, Bhagirath Singh (2017) Modelling crop-weed competition: why, what, how and what lies ahead?. Crop Protection, 95 101-108. doi:10.1016/j.cropro.2016.09.003

Author Renton, Michael
Chauhan, Bhagirath Singh
Title Modelling crop-weed competition: why, what, how and what lies ahead?
Journal name Crop Protection   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0261-2194
Publication date 2017-05-01
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.09.003
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 95
Start page 101
End page 108
Total pages 8
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Weeds are one of the major constraints to food production in agricultural systems throughout the world, with their main impact being reducing crop yields through competition for water, light, space, and nutrients. Computer simulation modelling provides an important tool for helping to understand and predict crop-weed competition and the role it can play in integrated agricultural systems in increasing crop yields and managing weeds. In this paper we discuss (1) why it is useful or important to model crop-weed competition, (2) what management options likely to affect crop-weed competition should be addressed with modelling, (3) how crop-weed competition and its effects have been modelled, and (4) what potential new developments in crop-weed competition modelling lie ahead.
Keyword Competition
Seed production
Yield loss
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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