Weed Control: Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen O. Duke

CRC Press
December 26, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 664 Pages - 20 Color & 61 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498787468 - CAT# K30255

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Summary

In light of public concerns about sustainable food production, the necessity for human and environmental protection, along with the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds, call for a review of current weed control strategies. Sustainable weed control requires an integrated approach based on knowledge of each crop and the weeds that threaten it.

This book will be an invaluable source of information for scholars, growers, consultants, researchers and other stakeholders dealing with either arable, row, cash, vegetables, orchards or even grassland-based production systems. The uniqueness of this book comes from the balanced coverage of herbicide effects on humans and environment in relation to best weed control practices of the most important cropping systems worldwide. Furthermore, it amalgamates and discusses the most appropriate, judicious and suitable weed control strategies for a wide range of crops. It reviews the available information and suggests solutions that are not merely feasible but also optimal.

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