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Author Liebman, Matt.

Title Ecological management of agricultural weeds / written and edited by Matt Liebman, Charles L. Mohler, Charles P. Staver.

Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 532 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Coyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Weed management: a need for ecological approaches; 2 Weed life history: identifying vulnerabilities; 3 Knowledge, science, and practice in ecological weed management: farmer ... extensionist ... scientist interactions; 4 Mechanical management of weeds; 5 Weeds and the soil environment; 6 Enhancing the competitive ability of crops; 7 Crop diversification for weed management; 8 Managing weeds with insects and pathogens; 9 Livestock grazing for weed management; 10 Weed evolution and community structure; 11 Weed management: the broader context.
Summary Presents principles and practices for ecologically based weed management in a wide range of temperate and tropical farming systems. Special attention is given to the evolutionary challenges that weeds pose and the roles that farmers can play in the development of new weed management strategies.
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Subject Weeds -- Biological control.
Weeds -- Ecology.
Agricultural ecology.
Agricultural systems.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mohler, Charles L., 1947-
Staver, Charles P., 1949-
Other Form: Print version: Liebman, Matt. Ecological management of agricultural weeds. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001 0521560683 (DLC) 00068869 (OCoLC)45575302
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