Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Handbook for weed control in rice.

Abstract

This handbook provides essential, practical, up-to-date information on weed control in rice. It comprises 10 chapters covering: the significance of weeds in rice farming; rice weeds of world importance; weed control; principles of herbicide use; principal rice herbicides; weed control in irrigated rice; weed control in rainfed lowland rice; weed control in upland rice; weed control in deepwater and floating rice; and management of some difficult weeds in rice. There are 4 appendices: a useful conversions table; a conversion table for both liquid and granular formulations; common and chemical names of herbicides; and common names, trade names and original manufacturers of herbicides. A subject index is also included.