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Ecological approaches to Indian weeds by David N. Sen

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Published by Geobios International in Jodhpur, India .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Weeds -- Ecology -- India.,
  • Weeds -- Control -- India.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby David N. Sen, with active collaboration of P.N. Bohra & N. Ashraf.
ContributionsBohra, P. N., Ashraf, N.
LC ClassificationsSB613.I4 S46 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 301 p., [10] p. of plates :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3931081M
LC Control Number81905442

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Chapter 8 Precision agriculture approaches in support of ecological engineering for pest management M. Coll Chapter 9 Effects of agroforestry systems on the ecology and management of insect pest populations M.A. Altieri & C.I. Nicholls Chapter 10 The ‘push–pull’ strategy for stemborer management: a case study in. Weed control is the botanical component of pest control, which attempts to stop weeds, especially noxious weeds, from competing with desired flora and fauna including domesticated plants and livestock, and in natural settings preventing non native species competing with native species.. Weed control is important in s include hand cultivation with hoes, powered cultivation. About this book A guide to dealing with the appearance and management of plants with different traits that occur as weeds on arable land. It describes and discusses matters and relationships that are important as a basis for understanding the varying occurrence of weeds in different crops and cropping systems and, at the same time, the. Ecological weed management involves the use of different types of information and various control tactics in order to develop strategies for subjecting weeds to multiple variable stresses over time.