Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Ecological approaches to Indian weeds.

Abstract

This book consists of 7 chapters entitled: weeds in agro-ecosystems; ecological survey of principal weeds; life cycle of weeds; crop weed interactions; weed control; persistence and decomposition of herbicides; and methodology in vegetation study. The chapter on weed control deals with physical, mechanical, biological and chemical methods of weed control, classification and methods of applying herbicides, physiology of herbicidal action and control of weeds in different crops in India.