Fundamentals of Weed Science

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9780127810607: Fundamentals of Weed Science

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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"Having examined the major textbooks in this field, I would recommend Zimdahls's Fundamentals of Weed Science if someone were to own just one. The combination of its readability for non-specialists and its emphasis on an holistic approach to weeds set it apart from the others."
--John R. Stepp, University of Georgia, in ECONOMIC BOTANY (Jan-Mar 2001)
"...the book contains a good overview of weed science fundamentals... Fundamentals of Weed Science has many good aspects including its biological and ecological approaches to the improved understanding of weeds."
--Stephen C. Weller, Purdue University, in QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY (March 2001)
"The book will be of value to undergraduate students in weed science; faculty, graduate students, and researchers who need a survey of the basics of weed science; and government and policy officials who need a primer for weed science in order to evaluate impact assessments for particular weed management strategies."
--WEED TECHNOLOGY (1999)
"One of the more thoughtful and extensive overviews of weeds and their management."
--IPMnet NEWS
Praise for the First Edition
"The book is of great value as an introduction in the field of weed science, especially useful in undergraduate courses taught at many universities."
--Jack van Rensen in JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
"I recommend this book to anyone looking for a text for an introductory weed science class. It is written at a level appropriate to introduce the subject matter... and stimulate... interest in learning more about the subject area."
--Jean A. Gleichsner in PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN

About the Author:

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 societys 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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