|Weed Management (Paper Code: 17010403)|
Weeds: introduction, classification, propagation, allelopathic and beneficial effects, and dissemination; weed biology and ecology; crop weed association and crop weed competition
Concepts of weed prevention, control and eradication; measure of weed control: physical, cultural, chemical and biological; solarisation, crop, copration integrated weed management.
Herbicides: advantages and limitations of herbicides uses in India; herbicide classification, formulations, method of application; introduction to adjuvants and their uses in herbicides; introduction to selectivity of herbicides;
Weed management in major field and horticultural crops; shift of weed flora in cropping systems, and their control.
|compatibility of herbicides with other agro-chemicals.
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|aquatic and problematic weeds||1||Nice to Know|
Identification of terrestrial, aquatic and parasitic weeds; survey of weeds in crop fields and their habitats;
preparation of list of commonly available herbicides; preparation of weed herbarium;
calculations on weed control efficiency and weed index; herbicide label information; computation of herbicide doses;
study of herbicide application equipments and calibrations; demonstration of method of herbicide application;
study of phytotoxicity symptoms of herbicides in different crops; biology of nutsedge, bermudagrass, Echinochloa spp., Phalaris minor, Parthenium and Trianthema; economics of weed control practices;
|visits to problem areas.
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|Nice to Know|
V.S.Rao Principles of Weed Science .Oxford &IBH.
Gupta O.P. 2009 .Modern Weed Management.
Weed Management (Paper Code: 17010403)
- Weed Management (Paper Code: 17010403)