Fundamentals of Weed Science, Second Edition

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9780127810621: Fundamentals of Weed Science, Second Edition

The topics covered in this Second Edition include the characteristics of weeds, weed reproduction and dispersal, weed ecology, allelopathy, plant competition, various means of controlling weeds, and weed management systems. This book discusses new developments in weed science and relevant aspects of the science's historical development. It focuses on weed biology and ecology along with the use of herbicides and chemical weed control.

Key Features
* Provides in-depth coverage of weed ecology
* Contains comprehensive discussion of weed-crop competition
* Covers allelopathy in greater depth than most weed science texts
* Develops the concepts of weed management systems
* Is the only text with a chapter on uses of weeds
* Has an ecological focus rather than a chemical herbicide focus

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Fundamentals of Weed Science, 2nd Edition, includes new developments in weed science as well as relevant aspects of the discipline's historical development. The focus is on weed biology and ecology, but coverage of herbicides and chemical weed control is also included. This is a book on the principles of weed science and not a weed control handbook.
Key Features:
* Provides in-depth coverage of weed ecology
* Contains comprehensive discussion of weed-crop competition
* Covers allelopathy in greater depth than most weed science texts
* Develops the concepts of weed management systems
* Is the only text with a chapter on uses of weeds
* Has an ecological focus rather than a chemical herbicide focus

About the Author:

Robert L. Zimdahl is a Professor of Weed Science at Colorado State University. He received his Ph.D. in Agronomy from Oregon State University. Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Zimdahl was elected a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America in 1986 and currently serves as editor of that society's journal, Weed Science. He has been a member of several international task forces and has authored a number of books and articles on the subject of weed science.

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Published by Academic Press (1998)
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