ISBN-10:
0137540035
ISBN-13:
9780137540037
Pub. Date:
08/06/1998
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Applied Weed Science: Including the Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants / Edition 2

Applied Weed Science: Including the Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants / Edition 2

by Merrill A. Ross, Carol A. Lembi

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Overview

This introduction to the principles of weed science prepares readers to analyze real-life weed control problems and to develop integrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive in coverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic information on plant systems, soil systems, control methods, and management systems, and discusses various plants and herbicides by groups to provide an integrated framework from which to extend information to many different situations. For readers interested in weed science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780137540037
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 08/06/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

1. Characteristics, Biology, and Importance of Weeds.
2. The Plant System.
3. The Soil System.
4. Methods of Weed Control.
5. Introduction to Herbicides.
6. Plant-Herbicide Interactions.
7. Soil-Herbicide Interactions.
8. Herbicide Resistance.
9. Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Translocated Herbicides Showing Initial Symptoms on New Growth.
10. Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Translocated Herbicides Showing Initial Symptoms on Old Growth.
11. Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Nontranslocated Herbicides Showing Initial Localized Injury.
12. Herbicide Groups Applied Almost Exclusively to the Soil.
13. Weed Life Cycles and Management.
14. Weed Management Situations.
15. Aquatic Plant Management.
16. Herbicide Formulations and Packaging, Carriers, Spray Additives, and Tank Mixes.
17. Herbicide Application.
18.Tillage Equipment.
19.Troubleshooting.
20. Weed Control in an Age of Rapidly Changing Technology.
Appendix A. Weed Identification Guides.
Appendix B. Collecting Plants for Identification.
Appendix C. Conversion Factors Useful in Field Plot Work.
Appendix D. Weed Science Journals, Proceedings, and Societies.
Glossary.
Literature Cited.
Index.

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