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Woody Plants and Woody Plant Management: Ecology, Safety and Environmental Impact

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 81

By: RW Bovey

564 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #118145 | ISBN: 082470438X
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NHBS Price: £185.00 $238/€212 approx

About this book

Details strategies for managing woody plants and using research data to select the most appropriate control methods.


Contents

Significance and botanical nature of woody plants; history and development of woody plant management; herbicide development; chemistry and properties of herbicides used; herbicide application technology; herbicide residues and impact on theenvironment; herbicide toxicology and safety; the phenoxy herbicide controversy; herbicide fate and activity in woody plants; herbicide spray drift, vapour, and residue effects on crop plants; ecological impact of woody plant management; the response ofwoody plants to herbicides; economics of woody plant management; nonchemical methods of woody plant control; growing woody plants for experimental purposes; future trends, needs, and priorities.

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