Weed Ecology: Implications for Management
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 5, 1997 - Science - 589 pages
This extensively expanded edition looks at weeds from an ecological perspective, emphasizing the manner in which one species interacts with others. Informs readers about the biology of weeds by presenting theories, concepts and principles of fundamental plant ecology, physiology and genetics. Considers the role of weeds in human systems and introduces new ideas regarding systems thinking and the part that hierarchical structure plays in both natural and human interrelationships. Contains new material on such contemporary topics as herbicide use and resistance.
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Principles of Weed Ecology
Plant Demography and Population Dynamics
Genetics and Evolution of Weeds
Weed Demography and Population Dynamics
Associations of Weeds and Crops
Physiological Aspects of Competition
Descriptive Models of WeedCrop Interference
Forms of Positive Interference
Technology of Weed Science
Herbidde Use and Application
Action and Fate of Herbicides
Weed Control in a Social Context
What Is a Weed?
An Example of a Demographic Model
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