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Integrated Weed and Soil Management

Edited By: JL Hatfield, DD Buhler and BA Stewart

385 pages, Figs, tabs

Ann Arbor Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82450 | ISBN: 1575040697
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Integrated Weed and Soil Management explores the connection between soil science and weed control, providing the latest research and applications for weed management in agricultural systems. Five major areas discussed include:1)Surface residue, tillage, and weed and soil management, 2)Integration of soil and weed management to reduce environmental degradation, 3)Modeling weed emergence, interference, and management, 4)New technology and management. 5)Development of the next generation of weed management systems. Throughtout the text, the editors and contributors replace weed control terminology with weed management terminology, shifting the paradigm of one of control to one of better management. Integrated Weed and Soil Management, a great reference for higher research, improves your understanding of soil science, weed biology, and ecology - leading to effective practical application and maximum results.

but this does not distract from the comprehensive analysis of many interactions, vital for an improvedunderstanding of the farming system, as expressed in this volume. -Nick Pasiecznik, Biological Agriculture and Horticulture


Important Biological Information Needed for Bioeconomic Weed Management Models. The Economics of Weed Control and the Value of Weed Management Information. Producer Attitudes and Weed Management. Integrating the Management of Weeds and Impacts on the Environment: High Tech Research or Education Solutions. Tillage Systems and Crop Residue Management Impacts on Soil Physical Properties: Implications for Weed Management. Mechanisms of Herbicide Leaching and Volatilization and Innovative Approaches for Sampling, Prediction, and Control. Integrated Crop Management and Off-Site Movement of Nutrients and Pesticides. Microbial Interactions with Weed Seeds and Seedlings and Its Potential for Weed Management. Crop Rotation and Legume Residue Effects on Weed Emergence and Growth: Applications for Weed Management. Tillage Systems and Weed Population Dynamics and Management. Cover Crops, Smother Plants, and Weed Management. Application of Micrometeorology to Weed Biology and Modeling. Weed Spatial Variation and Weed Management. Engineering and Application of Precision Farming Technology. Influence of Weed Biology and Ecology on Development of Reduced Dose Strategies for Integrated Weed Management Systems. Decision Support Models for Weed Management: In-Field Management Tools. Developing the Next Generation of Weed Management Systems: Economic and Social Challenges. Index.

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