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Weed Science: Principles and Applications

W.P. Anderson

ISBN 10: 8172337647 / ISBN 13: 9788172337643
Published by Scientific, 2012
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Contents: 1. Weeds. 2. Weed Ecology. 3. Methods of Weed Control. 4. Conservation Tillage Systems. 5. Herbicides and the Soil. 6. Entry and Movement of Herbicides in Plants. 7. Modes and Sites of Action of Herbicides. 8. Herbicide–Plant Selectivity. 9. Weed Resistance and Transgenic Crop Tolerance. 10. Formulations and Surfactants. 11. Sprayer Calibration and Herbicide Calculations. Section II. Herbicide Families: 12. Acid Amide Herbicides. 13. Aryloxyphenoxypropionate Herbicides. 14. Benzonitrile Herbicides. 15. Bipyridinium Herbicides. 16. Cyclohexanedione Herbicides. 17. Dinitroaniline Herbicides. 18. Diphenyl Ether Herbicides. 19. Growth Regulator–Type Herbicides. 20. Imidazolinone Herbicides. 21. Methanearsonate Herbicides. 22. Phenylcarbamate Herbicides. 23. Phenyl Pyridazinone Herbicides. 24. Phthalic Acid Herbicides. 25. Sulfonylurea Herbicides. 26. Thiocarbamate Herbicides. 27. Triazine Herbicides. 28. Uracil Herbicides. 29. Urea Herbicides. 30. Nonfamily Herbicides. Section III. Weed Control In Croplands: 31. Weed Control in Selected Crops: An Introduction. 32. Field Corn. 33. Cotton. 34. Peanuts. 35. Rice. 36. Grain Sorghum. 37. Soybeans. 38. Sugar Beets. 39. Wheat. 40. Lettuce. 41. Onions. 42. Potatoes. 43. Sweet Corn. 44. Tomatoes. 45. Turfgrass. 46. Pastures and Rangelands. Appendices. Index. Weeds are the pioneer plants of disturbed soils and can adversely affect the use, economic value, and aesthetic aspect of the lands and waters they infest. Knowledge of the major mechanisms of weed survival is essential for developing effective methods of weed control to maximize the use and value of the environment. This well-researched text expounds on the interrelationships between weed species and the environment and discusses weed-control programs. The first part of the book addresses weed control principles, including weed ecology, conservation tillage, and weed resistance and transgenic crop tolerance. The remaining chapters delve into herbicide families and weed control in selected crops. Bookseller Inventory # 108748

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Title: Weed Science: Principles and Applications

Publisher: Scientific

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Edition: 3rd Edition

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