9780135028148

Applied Weed Science Including the Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135028148

  • ISBN10:

    0135028140

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/31/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

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 bygroupsto provide an integrated framework from which to extend information to many different situations.For readers interested in weed science.

Table of Contents

Weeds and Their Importance
Why Weeds are Successful
The Ecology of Weeds and Invasive Plants
The Mechanisms of Plant Invasions
The Plant System
The Soil System
Management Methods for Cropland and Invasive Weeds
Introduction to Herbicides
Plant-Herbicide Interactions
Soil-Herbicide Interactions
Herbicide Resistance
Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Symplastically Translocated Herbicides Showing Delayed Initial Symptoms on New Growth
Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Apoplastically Translocated Herbicides Showing Delayed Initial Symptoms on Old Growth
Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Non-translocated Herbicides Showing Initial Localized Injury
Herbicide Groups Applied Almost Exclusively to the Soil: Inhibitors of Cell Division in Germinating Seeds and Seedlings
Weed Life Cycles and Management: Plants from Seed, Biennials, and Simple Herbaceous Perennials
Weed Life Cycles and Management: Creeping Herbaceous Perennials
Weed Life Cycles and Management: Woody Perennials
Weed Management in Annual Crops
Weed Management in Perennial Crops and Natural Ecosystems
Aquatic Plant Management
Herbicide Formulations and Packaging, Carriers, Spray Additives, and Tank Mixes
Herbicide Application
Tillage Equipment
Troubleshooting
Collecting Plants for Identification
Conversion Factors Useful in Field Work
Weed Science Journals, Proceedings, and Societies
Glossary
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