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Weeds: Management, Economic Impacts and Biology
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Editors: Rudolph V. Kingely
Book Description:
The term "weed" means different things to different people. In the broadest sense, it is any plant growing where it is not wanted. Weeds can be native or non-native, invasive or non invasive, and noxious or not noxious. This new book presents the latest research from around the world in this important field.

Table of Contents:

Research and Review Studies

Managing Invasive Plants in Natural Areas: Moving Beyond Weed Control pp.1-22
(Dean Pearson, Yvette Ortega, Rocky Mountain Station, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT)

Weed Competitiveness of Aerobic Rice Genotypes: Opportunities for Ecologically-Based Integrated Rice Cropping Systems pp.23-40
(D.L. Zhao, G.N. Atlin, L. Bastiaans, J.H.J. Spiertz, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Metro Manila, Philippines, and others)

Developing Weed Control Methods for Camelina, A Newly Introduced, High-Value Oil Seed Crop pp.41-60
(Susanne Heiska, Dept. of Applied Biology, Univ. of Helsinki, Finland)

The Contribution of Arable Weeds to Biodiversity pp.61-76
(Parish D.M.B., Hawes, C., Iannetta, P.P.M., Squire, G.R., The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Dundee, UK, and others)

Short Communications

Biophotons as a Novel Indicator of Herbicidal Selectivity in Plants pp.77-86
(Kimihiko Kato, Hidehiro Inagaki and Hiroyuki Iyozumi, National Agricultural Research Center, Tsukuba, Japan)

Weed Control in Maize (Zea mays L.) with Atrazine and its Soil Residual Activity on the Growth and Yield of Amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus (L.) Sauer) in Southwestern Nigeria pp.87-100
(R.D. Aladesanwa and S.A. Adejoro, Dept. of Crop, Soil, and Pest Management, The Federal University of Technology,Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria)

Lessons from Weeds pp.101-108
(H. Scholz, Freie Univ. Berlin)

Evaluation of Glyphosate-based Paraquat Mixtures for Weed Control in Oil Palm (Elaeis quineensis) in Southwestern Nigeria pp.109-114
(R.D. Aladesanwa and E.A. Adegoroye, Dept. of Crop, Soil, and Pest Management, The Federal University of Technology, Akura, Ondo State, Nigeria)

Weed Management with Natural Products: Prospects of Fungal Phytotoxin Research* pp.115-128
(Maria Chrysayi-Tokousbalides, Pesticide Science Laboratory, Agricultural Univ. of Athens, Athens, Greece)

Cost Benefit in Cabbage Cultivation by Weed Control Using Oryzalin Herbicide and Hoeing Technology pp.129-134 (Md. Wasim Aktar, M. Paramasivam and Dwaipayan Sengupta)

Herbicides: Biological activity Tranformation and Metabolism-Its Environmental Impact under Indian Subcontinent pp.135-180 (Ashim Chowdhury, M. K.Bhowmick, P.K Biswas, R. B Mullick & Saswati Pradhan, Institute of Agricultural science, University of Calcutta, India)

Index pp.181-195

      Agriculture Issues and Policies
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-010-2
   Status: AV
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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