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Integrated Weed Management for Sustainable Agriculture (Hardcover)

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By Robert L. Zimdahl (Editor), Adam S. Davis (Contribution by), Bruce Maxwell (Contribution by)
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Weeds remain a major obstacle to increased yields. Past reliance on herbicides is no longer sufficient with increasing concerns about environmental effects, regulation and resistance. This has led to the development of integrated weed management (IWM) which includes herbicides as part of a broader array of cultural, physical and biological methods of control. This volume reviews key research on the use of IWM in sustainable agriculture.

Parts 1 and 2 introduce weed ecology and IWM principles, including surveillance, risk assessment and planning an IWM programme. Part 3 summarise the role of herbicides in IWM whilst Part 4 reviews the range of cultural and physical methods of weed control. The final part of the book surveys biological techniques for weed control.

With its eminent editor and international range of expert authors, this will be a standard reference for weed scientists, the agricultural community and the pesticide industry as well as government and non-governmental agencies supporting a more sustainable agriculture.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781786761644
ISBN-10: 1786761645
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd
Publication Date: December 14th, 2017
Pages: 478
Language: English
Series: Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science