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Non-chemical Weed Management: Principles, Concepts and Technology

By: Mahesh K Upadhyaya and Robert E Blackshaw

239 pages, illus

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2007 | #168746 | ISBN-13: 9781845932909
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About this book

The increase in organic farming and concerns about potential negative effects on human health and the environment is creating a demand for pesticide-free food and alternative weed management techniques. This book provides a comprehensive examination of non-chemical weed management.


Contents

1. Prevention Strategies in Weed Management; 2. Understanding Weed-crop Interactions to Manage Weed Problems; 3. Cultural Weed Management; 4. Cover Crops and Weed Management; 5. Allelopathy, a Potential Tool in the Development of Strategies for Biorational Weed Management; 6. Biological Control of Weeds Using Arthropods; 7. Bioherbicides for Weed Control; 8. Mechanical Weed Management; 9. Use of Non-living Mulches for Weed Control; 10. Thermal Weed Control; 11. Soil Solarization and Weed Management; 12. Non-chemical Weed Management? Synopsis, Integration, and the Future.

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