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The persistence of weeds and their social impact

The persistence of weeds and their social impact States that weeds appear in all types of agriculture, as well as in areas used for recreation and in natural ecosystems and cause huge economic loss in developed and developing countries despite technological advances. Explores the reasons for their persistence and their social impact. Concludes that weed occurrence is inevitable and has no simple remedy, and that weeds can only be managed and not eradicated. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Social Economics Emerald Publishing

The persistence of weeds and their social impact

International Journal of Social Economics , Volume 31 (9): 8 – Sep 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0306-8293
DOI
10.1108/03068290410550665
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Abstract

States that weeds appear in all types of agriculture, as well as in areas used for recreation and in natural ecosystems and cause huge economic loss in developed and developing countries despite technological advances. Explores the reasons for their persistence and their social impact. Concludes that weed occurrence is inevitable and has no simple remedy, and that weeds can only be managed and not eradicated.

Journal

International Journal of Social EconomicsEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 2004

Keywords: Economic resources; Agriculture; Plants

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