Weed science is a rapidly changing field and this textbook incorporates many of the newest developments. In addition to reviewing the many chemical methods of weed control, this book focuses on the general issues of weed biology. Topics surveyed include the ecology of weedy plants and the new non-chemical approaches to weed control and eradication.
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Fundamentals of Weed Science, 2nd Edition, includes new developments in weed science as well as relevant aspects of the discipline's historical development. The focus is on weed biology and ecology, but coverage of herbicides and chemical weed control is also included. This is a book on the principles of weed science and not a weed control handbook.
* Provides in-depth coverage of weed ecology
* Contains comprehensive discussion of weed-crop competition
* Covers allelopathy in greater depth than most weed science texts
* Develops the concepts of weed management systems
* Is the only text with a chapter on uses of weeds
* Has an ecological focus rather than a chemical herbicide focus
Robert L. Zimdahl is a Professor of Weed Science at Colorado State University. He received his Ph.D. in Agronomy from Oregon State University. Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Zimdahl was elected a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America in 1986 and currently serves as editor of that society's journal, Weed Science. He has been a member of several international task forces and has authored a number of books and articles on the subject of weed science.
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Book Description Academic Pr, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0127810609