Integration of soil, crop and weed management in low-external-input farming systems

  title={Integration of soil, crop and weed management in low-external-input farming systems},
  author={Matt Liebman and Adam S. Davis},
  journal={Weed Research},
Summary Greater adoption and refinement of low-external-input (LEI) farming systems have been proposed as ways to ameliorate economic, environmental and health problems associated with conventional farming systems. Organic soil amendments and crop diversification are basic components of LEI systems. Weed scientists can improve the use of these practices for weed management by improving knowledge of four relevant ecological mechanisms. First, multispecies crop rotations, intercrops and cover… Expand

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