Handbook of Weed Science

by Maalouf, Eiohze

ISBN: 9789388027304
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Imprint : Agri Horti Press
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 13995.00
Biblio : viii+430 p., 25 cm

Author Profile

Eiohze Maalouf, Ph.D. is Professor of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. At the post-graduate levels he teaches courses in Weed Science and Agronomy. His contributions to improved cropping systems and soil management have been put into practice on farms. He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence given by university faculty and student organization.

About The Book

Although weeds constitute only a very small part of earth’s land plants, they are one of the problematic groups of existing plant competing mainly with crops in agro-ecosystems and causing economic losses. This book describes comprehensive information about habit, habitat, morphological description, occurrence and illustration to identify the weeds that invade fields, lawns, gardens and roadsides. This book also includes the best management practices (BMP) and recommendations. Some of the more common nuisance weeds that are interfere with human activities are incorporated in the book. At the end a comprehensive glossary of the weed science terms has been provided. This is an essential handbook for students, researchers, agronomists, crop and soil scientists, horticulturists, botanists, farmers, gardeners, nursery owners and government quarantine workers.