By Thomas J. Monaco

The up-to-date version of the vintage, basic ebook on weed science

Weed Science offers a close exam of the rules of built-in weed administration with vital information on how chemical herbicides paintings and may be used. This revised Fourth version addresses fresh advancements affecting weed technological know-how. those contain the elevated use of conservation-tillage platforms, environmental matters concerning the runoff of agrochemicals, soil conservation, crop biotechnology, resistance of weeds and plants to herbicides, weed regulate in nonagricultural settings and matters relating to invasive crops, wetland recovery, and the necessity for a drastically superior knowing of weed ecology.

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

Generously supplemented with three hundred drawings, images, and tables, Weed technological know-how is a vital ebook for college students taking an introductory path in weed technology, in addition to a reference for agricultural advisors, county brokers, extension experts, and execs during the agrochemical industry.

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