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Non-chemical weed management : principles, concepts, and technology

Author: Mahesh K Upadhyaya; Robert E Blackshaw
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : CABI, 2007.
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Following several decades of popularity after the Second World War, the use of synthetic herbicides is now experiencing a backlash within the agriculture industry. The increase in organic farming and concerns about potential negative effects on human health and the environment is creating a demand for pesticide-free food and alternative weed management techniques. International research has now explored the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Non-chemical weed management.
Cambridge, MA : CABI, 2007
(DLC) 2007014230
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mahesh K Upadhyaya; Robert E Blackshaw
ISBN: 9781845932916 1845932919 1281204587 9781281204585
OCLC Number: 647686029
Description: 1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
Contents: 1: Prevention Strategies in Weed Management2: Understanding Weed-crop Interactions to Manage Weed Problems3: Cultural Weed Management4: Cover Crops and Weed Management5: Allelopathy, a Potential Tool in the Development of Strategies for Biorational Weed Management6: Biological Control of Weeds Using Arthropods7: Bioherbicides for Weed Control8: Mechanical Weed Management9: Use of Non-living Mulches for Weed Control10: Thermal Weed Control11: Soil Solarization and Weed Management12: Non-chemical Weed Management ? Synopsis, Integration, and the Future"
Responsibility: edited by Mahesh K. Upadhyaya & Robert E. Blackshaw.

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Through the re-evaluation of techniques previously considered uneconomical or impractical, this text provides a comprehensive examination of non-chemical weed management.  Read more...

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