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A Text Book of Weed Management: Weeds and their Control Methods

B. L. Jana (Author)

Weed Management, Weeds and their Control Methods are most important for enhanced sustainable agricultural and horticultural production and productivity with Integrated Crop Management and Precision Farming Technologies along with protected natural environment followed by balanced use of agricultural inputs in time. Now-a-days, much stress has been given for eco-friendly plant protection measures, which are the key areas for all-round economic development of our country taking part in the world market.

"A Text Book of Weed Management (Weeds and Their Control Methods)" has been designed in 9 (nine) chapters with Glossary to focus on Weeds and Weed Control/Management, Weed Biology and Ecology, Crop-Weed Association, Competition and Allelopathy, Common Weeds of Some Important Crops, Herbicides (Chemical Compounds), Advantages and Limitation of Herbicides Usage in India, Methods of Weed Control-Physical, Cultural, Mechanical, Biological and Usage of Chemical Herbicides, Integrated Weed Management (IWM), Formulation of Herbicides, Methods of Application, Introduction of Adjuvants for Enhancing Herbicide Performance, and Some Practical Aspects on Weed Identification, Collecting and Preparing Weed Plant Specimens, Major Weeds of Paddy field, Annuals, Biennials and Perennials, etc. in details, as per syllabi of the State Agricultural Universities of the country.

The book will augment the basic knowledge of the students, Extension Workers and the Agricultural Experts fighting for a greener Vision and Mission of the country for producing better quality and quantity of crop yields, and providing better health, nutrition and balanced diet of the people.

Contents: Preface. 1. Weeds and weed control/management. 2. Weed biology and ecology. 3. Crop weed association, crop weed competition and allelopathy. 4. Common weeds of some important crops. 5. Herbicides (chemical compounds) advantages and limitation of herbicide usage in India. 6. Classification of herbicide based on use of miscellany. 7. Integrated weed management (IWM). 8. Formulation of herbicides and methods of application. 9. Practical collecting and preparing weed plant specimens for identification. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Index.

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Bibliographic information

Title A Text Book of Weed Management: Weeds and their Control Methods
Author B. L. Jana
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.08.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher Pointer Publishers
Language: English
isbn 9788171328055
length 183p., 24 Colour Plates; Tables; Figures