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Herbicides and Their Mechanisms of Action



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Herbicides and Their Mechanisms of Action
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This volume provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the mechanisms of action of herbicides, their selectivity and their environmental fate. Authors emphasise applied aspects of the subject and concentrate on the developments of the last decade.

Table of Contents

Challenges for herbicide development; The role of cytochrome P450 enzymes in herbicide metabolism; The role of glutathione transferases in herbicide metabolism; The molecular basis of herbicide resistance; Natural products and herbicide discovery; The bioherbicide approach: using phytopathogens to control weeds; Actions of herbicides in mixtures; The mode of action of quinclorac: a case study of a new auxin-type herbicide; The mode of action of Isoxaflutole: a case study of an emerging target site; Plant molecular biology for herbicide-tolerant crops and discovery of new herbicide targets; References; Index.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2000
Edited by Andrew Cobb (Nottingham Polytechnic) Edited by Ralph Kirkwood
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Sheffield Academic Press
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