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Ecological Management of Agricultural Weeds

By: Matt Liebman, Charles L Mohler and Charles P Staver

532 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #170435 | ISBN-13: 9780521037877
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Hardback | Jul 2001 | #120036 | ISBN: 0521560683
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About this book

Provides principles and practices for ecologically based weed management in a wide range of temperate and tropical farming systems.

Originally published in 2001.

'! this is an excellent book that was long overdue !' Douglas D. Buhler, Crop Science '! a welcome addition to the weed science literature.' Charlie R. Riches, Annals of Botany


Contents

Preface; 1. Weed management: a need for ecological approaches Matt Liebman; 2. Weed life history: identifying vulnerabilities Charles L. Mohler; 3. Knowledge, science and practice in ecological weed management: farmer-extensionist-scientist interactions Charles P. Staver; 4. Mechanical management of weeds Charles L. Mohler; 5. Weeds and the soil environment Matt Liebman and Charles L. Mohler; 6. Enhancing the competitive ability of crops Charles L. Mohler; 7. Crop diversification for weed management Matt Liebman and Charles P. Staver; 8. Managing weeds with insects and pathogens Matt Liebman; 9. Livestock grazing for weed management Charles P. Staver; 10. Weed evolution and community structure Charles L. Mohler; 11. Weed management: the broader context Charles L. Mohler, Matt Liebman and Charles P. Staver; Taxonomic index; Subject index.

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