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Cover for Cotton in the United States of America and Mexico.

This chapter provides information on the various cotton growing states of the USA and Mexico and the major cotton pests, diseases and weeds in these states and their management strategies.

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.; Brown, S. M.; Cahoon, C.; Edmisten, K.; Leonard, R.; Miller, T.; Pierce, J.; Reisig, D.; Roberts, P.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing in India.

This chapter focuses on the production and consumption, government support policy, growing methods, water management, weed, insect pest and disease management and harvesting and ginning of cotton in India. Some future prospects to improve cotton production in the country are also discussed.

Author(s)
Waghmare, V. N.; Venugopalan, M. V.; Nagrare, V. S.; Gawande, S. P.; Nagrale, D. T.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A look forward.

This chapter focuses on different management practices in growing cotton, including the use of genetically modified varieties, pesticide application, crop rotation, spacing, irrigation, weed control, integrated pest management and organic farming.

Author(s)
Matthews, G.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated weed management in carrot.

This chapter describes the effects of weed interference in carrot and suggests non-chemical (including crop rotations and systems, planting timing, false sowing, use of competitive varieties, mechanical or physical method, flame weeding, reduced tillage, cover crops and mulch, and hand weeding) and ...

Author(s)
Colquhoun, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava: agronomy.

This chapter focuses on the various factors affecting the success of cassava cultivation, such as seed systems and propagule selection, soil preparation, plant densities and crop establishment, intercropping, weeding, fertilizer application and nutrient disorders and harvesting.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yams: agronomy.

This chapter discusses seed systems and propagule selection, propagation, soil preparation, plant densities and crop establishment, intercropping, weeding, fertilizers and nutrient disorders, and harvesting in yam production.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aroids: agronomy.

Aroids can be grown throughout the year in the wet tropics. They are best adapted to high temperatures, a moist environment and high humidity. Evenly distributed rainfall, between 200 and 300 mm/month, is ideal for optimum growth and production. Irrigation is, however, necessary for taro and swamp...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gamma-rays in the development of rice lines tolerant to aryloxyphenoxypropionate herbicides.

The aryloxyphenoxypropionate (APP) herbicides are graminicides with excellent control of many grass weed species, including weedy rice (Oryza sativa L.). These herbicides block fatty acid biosynthesis by inhibition of the enzyme acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase) and cause death of the plant. Through...

Author(s)
Andrade, A. de; Tulmann Neto, A.; Tcacenco, F. A.; Marschalek, R.; Pereira, A.; Oliveira Neto, A. M. de; Scheuermann, K. K.; Wickert, E.; Noldin, J. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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
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Cover for Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation, environmental pollution and perturbations, wildlife and conservation biology, restoration biology and habitat management, agriculture, forestry and fisheries management, pest, weed and...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book

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