Weed Science: Principles and Practices by Thomas J. Monaco,Stephen C. Weller,Floyd M. Ashton

By Thomas J. Monaco,Stephen C. Weller,Floyd M. Ashton

The up to date variation of the vintage, primary booklet on weed science

Weed Science offers an in depth exam of the foundations of built-in weed administration with vital info on how chemical herbicides paintings and will be used. This revised Fourth version addresses fresh advancements affecting weed technological know-how. those contain the elevated use of conservation-tillage structures, environmental issues concerning the runoff of agrochemicals, soil conservation, crop biotechnology, resistance of weeds and plants to herbicides, weed keep an eye on in nonagricultural settings and issues relating to invasive crops, wetland recovery, and the necessity for a drastically more advantageous knowing of weed ecology.

Current administration practices are lined in addition to advice for choosing herbicides and utilizing them successfully. To function a extra effective reference, herbicides are cross-listed by way of chemical and model identify and grouped by means of mechanism of motion and physiological impression instead of chemical constitution. additionally, an creation to natural chemistry has been further to familiarize readers with natural herbicides. additionally integrated are instructions on weed-control practices for particular plants or occasions, akin to small grains, row vegetation, horticultural plants, lawns and turf, diversity land, brush, and aquatic plant life.

Generously supplemented with three hundred drawings, photos, and tables, Weed technological know-how is a vital e-book for college students taking an introductory direction in weed technological know-how, in addition to a reference for agricultural advisors, county brokers, extension experts, and pros during the agrochemical industry.

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