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Weed Ecology
Implications for Management
Second Edition
by Steven Radosevich

Weed Ecology looks at weeds from an ecological viewpoint, emphasizing the way in which one species interacts with others.

Features:

  • Weeds and Weed Science
  • Weed Biology
  • Technolgy of Weed Science

Contents

1. Weeds and Weed Science

  • Weeds
  • Weed Science
  • Principles of Weed Ecology
  • Community Differentiation Succession
  • Niche Differentiation Patterns of Evolutionary Development
  • Plant Demography and Population Dynamics

2. Weed Biology

  • Genetics and Evolution of Weeds
  • Relationship of Genetic and Phenotypic Variation to Weed Management
  • Breeding Systems of Weeds
  • Weeds as Strategists
  • Influence of Humans on Weed Evolution
  • Weed Demography and Population Dynamics
  • Principles of Plant Demographics
  • Weed Seed Dynamics
  • Seedling Recruitment: Germination and Establishment
  • Association of Weeds and Crops: Neighbors and Interference
  • Methods of Studying Competition
  • Responses of Crops and Weeds to Competition
  • Thresholds of Competition
  • Economics of Weed Control: Whether to Control Weeds
  • Physiology Aspects of Competition
  • Resources and Conditions
  • Light, Water, Nutrients and Plant Growth
  • Descriptive Models of Weed/Crop Interference
  • Other Forms of Negative Interference
  • Forms of Positive Interference
  • Facilitation

3. Technology of Weed Science

  • Methods and Tools of Weed Management
  • Prevention,Eradication, and Control
  • Tools used for Weed Control
  • Physical Methods of Weed Control
  • Cultural Methods of Weed Control
  • Biological Control: Using Natural Enemies to Suppress Weeds
  • ChemicalC ontrol
  • Principles for Weed Management Systems
  • Herbicide Use and Application
  • Herbicide Development as Commercial Products
  • Chemical Properties of Herbicides That Affect Use
  • Herbicide Classifacation
  • Herbicide Symptoms and Selectivity
  • Herbicide Application
  • Action and Fate of Herbicides
  • Herbicide Action
  • Fate of Herbicides in the Environment
  • Weed Control in a Social Context
  • Societal Aims and Individual Objectives
  • Social Conflicts and their Resolution
  • Assessments of Social Gains or Losses from Weed Control
  • Farmer Income, Employment, and Income Distribution from Weeding
  • Shifting Patterns in Agriculture and Weed Management
  • Role of Value System in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management
  • Weed Management in Post-Industrial Society

Index

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Weed Ecology
Implications for Management
Second Edition

by Steven Radosevich

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