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Applied weed science : including the ecology and management of invasive plants

Author: Merrill A Ross; Carole A Lembi
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"This introduction to the principles of weed science preparesreaders to analyze real-life weed control problems and to developintegrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive incoverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic information onplant systems, soil systems, control methods, and management systems,and discusses various plants and herbicides by groups to providean integrated framework  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, Merrill A.
Applied weed science.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2009
(OCoLC)747336312
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill A Ross; Carole A Lembi
ISBN: 9780135028148 0135028140
OCLC Number: 230729471
Description: xi, 561 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Weeds and Their Importance --
2. Why Weeds are Successful --
3. The Ecology of Weeds and Invasive Plants --
4. The Mechanisms of Plant Invasions --
5. The Plant System --
6. The Soil System --
7. Management Methods for Cropland and Invasive Weeds --
8. Introduction to Herbicides --
9. Plant-Herbicide Interactions --
10. Soil-Herbicide Interactions --
11. Herbicide Resistance --
12. Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Symplastically Translocated Herbicides Showing Delayed Initial Symptoms on New Growth --
13. Herbicide Groups with Significant Foliar Use: Apoplastically Translocated Herbicides Showing Delayed Initial Symptoms on Old Growth.
Responsibility: Merrill A. Ross, Carole A. Lembi.

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"This introduction to the principles of weed science preparesreaders to analyze real-life weed control problems and to developintegrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive incoverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic information onplant systems, soil systems, control methods, and management systems,and discusses various plants and herbicides by groups to providean integrated framework from which to extend information to many differentsituations.For readers interested in weed science.--Publisher's description.

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