Atlas of Weed Mapping by Hansjoerg Kraehmer

By Hansjoerg Kraehmer

Weeds are variously outlined as vegetation starting to be the place they aren't sought after, vegetation that intrude with human task. Weeds impact all people on the earth by means of lowering crop yield and caliber, delaying or interfering with harvesting, interfering with animal feeding, decreasing animal future health, fighting water circulation, as plant parasites, and so on. it really is expected that these difficulties reason $ billions worthy of crop losses every year and the worldwide fee of controlling weeds additionally runs into many $ billions each year.

Atlas of Weed Mapping offers an introductory evaluation at the prevalence of the commonest weeds of the area. The ebook particularly includes:

  • Description of cropping practices and causes for the worldwide distribution of weeds
  • Invasive plant mapping
  • Aquatics and wetland vegetation with histological plant details
  • Theoretical and useful features of weed mapping
  • Aspects at the documentation of herbicide resistance
  • Biodiversity, infrequent weeds and the dominance of the most typical weeds

Fully illustrated with greater than 800 colored figures and a few tables, this new characterisation of anthropogenic crops could be fascinating for readers of a good number of disciplines resembling agriculture, botany, ecology, geobotany and plant neighborhood study. greater than 100 specialists have contributed information to this exact compilation.

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