Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the orchard environment.

This chapter focuses on the importance of managing the orchard environment for a sustainable sweet cherry production, i.e. fertilizer application, irrigation and crop-weed competition, among others. The influence of some climate-related environmental factors on sweet cherry production are also...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management: physical, cultural, chemical.

The ecology of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), particularly its persistent soil seed bank, the multiple dispersal mechanisms and the ability to reach reproductive maturity quickly, allows it to persist in areas following initial control activities. To attain the desired level of...

Author(s)
Campbell, S. D.; Vogler, W. D.; Tamado Tana
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Weed control strategies for potato (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum tuberosum</i>).

This chapter describes some common and troublesome weeds in potato, and their management. Integrated weed management is discussed, which can be divided into three phases: seedbank management, minimization of seedling establishment, and reduction of weed-crop interference. It is suggested that...

Author(s)
Burke, I. C.; Everman, W. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642802)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Weed control.

This chapter briefly describes the impact of weeds on pepper (Capsicum spp.) in terms of competition for resources and allelopathy, and discusses cultural (such as mulching) and chemical methods used for the control of weeds of pepper (such as perennial weeds and weeds under Solanaceae). Herbicides ...

Author(s)
Webber, C. L., III
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937676)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing and managing the impact of climate change on invasive species: the PBDM approach.

Assessing the geographic distribution and abundance of invasive species is critical for developing sound management and/or eradication policies. Ecological niche modelling approaches (ENMs) that make implicit assumptions about biology and mathematics are commonly used to predict the potential...

Author(s)
Gutierrez, A. P.; Ponti, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Weed management in soybean.

The major weeds, losses due to weeds, critical period of crop-weed competition, weed management practices (weed prevention, cultural, mechanical, chemical control methods, and integrated weed management), effect of herbicides on soil microflora, herbicide residues in soil and food chain,...

Author(s)
Mishra, J. S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936440)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Non-chemical weed management: principles, concepts and technology.

This book deals with the principles, concepts, technology, potential, limitations and impacts of various non-chemical weed management options. It contains 12 chapters discussing topics on prevention strategies in weed management, exploitation of weed crop interactions to manage weed problems,...

Author(s)
Upadhyaya M. K.; Blackshaw R. E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932909)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding weed-crop interactions to manage weed problems.

This chapter seeks to identify the first principles of weed ecology and biology that relate to weed-crop interactions, and demonstrates how they may be used to assess weed management alternatives, including non-chemical approaches. Weed scientists must develop methods for discovering the first...

Author(s)
Maxwell, B. D.; O'Donovan, J. T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932909)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-chemical weed management: synopsis, integration and the future.

This chapter summarizes the various non-chemical weed management strategies covered in this book, i.e. exploiting crop-weed interaction and use of cultural methods, cover crops, allelopathy, biological control agents (including arthropods), bioherbicides (such as mycoherbicides), mechanical...

Author(s)
Upadhyaya, M. K.; Blackshaw, R. E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932909)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Competitive ecology and sustainable production.

This chapter treats the control of weed competition in Brassica crops from an ecological (commonly termed "sustainable") perspective, with emphasis on cultural and chemical control. Some information is also given on the effects of weed competition, the ideal characteristics of a successful weed,...

Author(s)
Dixon, G. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993959)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics