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Weed Control

Crop loss due to weeds has challenged agricultural managers since man began to develop the first farming systems. In the past century, however, much progress has been made to reduce weed interference in crop settings through effective yet mostly non-sustainable weed control strategies. With the commercial introduction of herbicides during the mid-1900's, advancements in chemical weed control tactics have provided efficient suppression of a broad range of weed species for most agricultural practices. Currently, with the necessity to design effective sustainable weed management systems, research has been pushing new frontiers on investigating integrated weed management options including chemical, mechanical as well as cultural practices. Author contributions to Weed Science present significant topics of research that examine a number of options that can be utilized to develop successful and sustainable weed management systems for many areas of crop production

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Weed ControlEdited by Andrew Price

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1988

ISBN: 978-953-51-0159-8

Copyright year: 2012

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13 Web of Science Citations

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1. Intercropping of Pea and Spring Cereals for Weed Control in an Organic Farming System

By Lina Šarūnaitė, Aušra Arlauskienė, Irena Deveikytė Stanislava Maikštėnienė and Žydrė Kadžiulienė

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2. Ridge Planted Pigeonpea and Furrow Planted Rice in an Intercropping System as Affected by Nitrogen and Weed Management

By Manoj Kumar Yadav, R.S. Singh, Gaurav Mahajan, Subhash Babu, Sanjay Kumar Yadav, Rakesh Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Singh, Amitesh Kumar Singh and Amalesh Yadav

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3. Mulches for Weed Management Mulches for Weed Management

By Timothy Coolong

1866

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4. Living Mulch as a Tool to Control Weeds in Agroecosystems: A Review

By G.R. Mohammadi

2101

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5. Utilization of Sunn Hemp for Cover Crops and Weed Control in Temperate Climates

By Andrew J. Price, Jessica Kelton and Jorge Mosjidis

2917

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6. Allelopathic Weed Suppression Through the Use of Cover Crops

By Jessica Kelton, Andrew J. Price and Jorge Mosjidis

3487

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7. The Relationship Between Patch Spraying Cost and Target Weed Distribution

By John Carroll and Nicholas Holden

1330

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8. Weeds in Forestry and Possibilities of Their Control

By Verica Vasic, Branko Konstantinovic and Sasa Orlovic

2502

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9. Potential Use of Tembotrione (HPPD-Inhibitor Herbicides) in Grain Sorghum

By Hugo De Almeida Dan, Alberto Leão De Lemos Barroso, Rubem Silvério De Oliveira Junior , Lilian Gomes De Moraes Dan, Sergio De Oliveira Procópio, Jamil Constantin

2835

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10. Managing Competition for Nutrients in Agro-Ecosystems

By Moses Imo

1583

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11. Interrelationships Among Weed Management in Coffee Plantation and Soil Physical Quality

By Cezar Francisco Araujo-Junior, Moacir de Souza Dias Junior, Elifas Nunes de Alcântara, Paulo Tácito Gontijo Guimarães and Ayodele Ebenezer Ajayi

2596

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12. Weed Responses to Soil Compaction and Crop Management

By Endla Reintam and Jaan Kuht

1426

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