Integrated Weed and Soil Management explores the connection between soil science and weed control, providing the latest research and applications for weed management in agricultural systems.
Five major areas discussed include:
surface residue, tillage, and weed and soil management
integration of soil and weed management to reduce environmental degradation
modeling weed emergence, interference, and management
new technology and management
development of the next generation of weed management systems
Throughout the text, the editors and contributors replace weed control terminology with weed management terminology, shifting the paradigm of one of control to one of better management.
Integrated Weed and Soil Management, a great reference for higher research, improves your understanding of soil science, weed biology, and ecology - leading to effective practical application and maximum results.
Table of Contents
Impoortant Biological Information Needed for Bioeconomic Weed Management Models, E.E. Schweizer, D.W. Lybecker, and L.J. Wiles
The Economics of Weed Control and the Value of Weed Management Information, R.P. King, S.M. Swinton, D.W. Lybecker, and C.A. Oriade
Producer Attitudes and Weed Management, M.D.K. Owen
Integrating the Management of Weeds and Impacts on the Environment: High Tech Research or Education Solutions, R.L. Becker
Tillage Systems and Crop Residue Management Impacts on Soil Physical Properties: Implications for Weed Management, B. Lowery and D.E. Stoltenberg
Mechanisms of Herbicide Leaching and Volatilization and Innovative Approaches for Sampling, Prediction, and Control, T.J. Gish, A. Shirohammadi, C.S. Helling, K-J.S. Kung, B.J. Wienhold, and W.J. Rawls
Integrated Crop Management and Off-Site Movement of Nutrients and Pesticides, J.L. Baker, S.K. Mickelson, and W.G. Crumpton
Microbial Interactions with Weed Seeds and Seedlings and Its Potential for Weed Management, R.J. Kremer
Crop Rotation and Legume Residue Effects on Weed Emergence and Growth: Applications for Weed Management, M. Liebman and T. Ohno
Tillage Systems and Weed Population Dynamics and Management, D.D. Buhler
Cover Crops, Smother Plants, and Weed Management, J.R. Teasdale
Application of Micrometeorology to Weed Biology and Modeling, J.L. Hatfield
Weed Spatial Variation and Weed Management, D.A. Mortensen, J.A. Dieleman and G.A. Johnson
Engineering and Application of Precision Farming Technology, K.A. Sudduth
Influence of Weed Biology and Ecology on Development of Reduced Dose Strategies for Integrated Weed Management Systems, J.A. Dieleman and D.A. Mortensen
Decision Support Models for Weed Management: In-Field Management Tools, A.R. Martin, D.A. Mortensen, and J.L. Lindquist
Developing the Next Generation of Weed Management Systems: Economic and Social Challenges, M. Duffy
"…but this does not distract from the comprehensive analysis of many interactions, vital for an improvedunderstanding of the farming system, as expressed in this volume."
-Nick Pasiecznik,Biological Agriculture and Horticulture