While some plants are valued and selected for their beauty, others are reviled for their apparent lack of these traits. Weeds are recognized worldwide as undesirable economic pests; however, the value of any plant is unquestionably determined by the perception of the viewer. This book looks at weeds from an ecological viewpoint, emphasizing the way in which one species interacts with others.
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This extensively expanded edition looks at weeds from an ecological perspective, emphasizing the manner in which one species interacts with others. Informs readers about the biology of weeds by presenting theories, concepts and principles of fundamental plant ecology, physiology and genetics. Considers the role of weeds in human systems and introduces new ideas regarding systems thinking and the part that hierarchical structure plays in both natural and human interrelationships. Contains new material on such contemporary topics as herbicide use and resistance.
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Book Description Wiley, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110471116068