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Author Liebman, Matt.

Title Ecological management of agricultural weeds / written and edited by Matt Liebman, Charles L. Mohler, Charles P. Staver
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 532 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Coyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Weed management: a need for ecological approaches; 2 Weed life history: identifying vulnerabilities; 3 Knowledge, science, and practice in ecological weed management: farmer ... extensionist ... scientist interactions; 4 Mechanical management of weeds; 5 Weeds and the soil environment; 6 Enhancing the competitive ability of crops; 7 Crop diversification for weed management; 8 Managing weeds with insects and pathogens; 9 Livestock grazing for weed management; 10 Weed evolution and community structure; 11 Weed management: the broader context
Summary Presents principles and practices for ecologically based weed management in a wide range of temperate and tropical farming systems. Special attention is given to the evolutionary challenges that weeds pose and the roles that farmers can play in the development of new weed management strategies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Agricultural ecology.
Agricultural systems.
Weeds -- Biological control.
Weeds -- Ecology.
Form Electronic book
Author Mohler, Charles L., 1947-
Staver, Charles P., 1949-
LC no. 00068869
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