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Weed Handbook 1991

Weed Handbook 1991

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P.O. Box 933, 1099 Manila, Philippines
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) was established in 1960 by the Fordand Rockefeller Foundations with the help and approval of the Government of thePhilippines. Today IRRI is one of the 13 nonprofit international research andtraining centers supported by the Consultative Group on International AgriculturalResearch (CGIAR). The CGIAR is sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organi
zation of the United Nations, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Devel
opment (World Bank), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).The CGIAR consists of 50 donor countries, international and regional organizations,and private foundations.IRRI receives support, through the CGIAR, from a number of donors includ
ing the Asian Development Bank, the European Economic Community, the FordFoundation, the International Development Research Centre, the InternationalFund for Agricultural Development, the OPEC Special Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation, UNDP, the World Bank, and the international aid agencies of thefollowing governments: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Fin
land, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden,Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States.The responsibility for this publication rests with the International RiceResearch Institute.Copyright © International Rice Research Institute 1991All rights reserved. Except for quotations of short passages for the purposeof criticism and review, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored inretrieval systems, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechani
cal, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior permission of IRRI. This permission will not be unreasonably withheld for use for noncommercial purposes.IRRI does not require payment for the noncommercial use of its published works,and hopes that this copyright declaration will not diminish the bona fide use of itsresearch findings in agricultural research and development.The designations employed in the presentation of the material in this publi
cation do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of IRRIconcerning the legal status of any country, territory, city, or area, or of its authorities,or the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
ISBN 971
Farmers everywhere search for ways to widen the narrow margin of profit between production costs and crop returns. Weeds cause more yield losses inricefields than any other pest. Cost
effective methods for controlling weedscould help preserve profits and increase yields.The authors have designed this book to provide practical information oncontrolling weeds in the many different rice cultural systems, using an inte
grated management approach. It is exceptionally comprehensive, and can beused as a textbook, as a field guide, and as a manual for making decisions incrop management.The handbook has been especially designed to facilitate inexpensive trans
lation and copublication. Contact Communication and Publications Services,IRRI Information Center, for permission and assistance, at no charge, in anyactivities to extend its benefits to rice workers who read languages other thanEnglish.
Klaus LampeDirector General

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