"Weed Management Handbook" updates the 8th edition of Weed Control
Handbook (1990). The change in the title and contents of the book
from previous editions reflects both the current emphasis on
producing crops in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly
manner, and the new weed management challenges presenting
This landmark publication contains cutting edge chapters, each
written by acknowledged experts in their fields and carefully drawn
together and edited by Professor Robert Naylor, known and respected
world-wide for his knowledge of the area. The sequence of chapters
included reflects a progression from the biology of weeds, through
the underpinning science and technology relating to weed management
techniques including herbicides and their application to crops,
leading to principles of weed management techniques. Finally a set
of relevant case studies describes the main management options
available and addresses the challenges of reduced chemical options
in many crops.
"Weed Management Handbook" is a vital tool for all those
involved in the crop protection / agrochemical industry, including
business managers, horticultural and agricultural scientists, plant
physiologists, botanists and those studying and teaching BASIS
courses. As an important reference guide for undergraduate and
postgraduate students studying horticultural and agricultural
sciences, plant physiology, botany and crop protection, copies of
the book should be available on the shelves of all research
establishments and universities where these subjects are studied
"Weed Management Handbook" is published for the British Crop
Protection Council (BCPC) by Blackwell Publishing.
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