The Theory and Application of Plant Competition Models: an Agronomic Perspective

Park, S.E., Benjamin, L.R. and Watkinson, A.R. (2003) The Theory and Application of Plant Competition Models: an Agronomic Perspective. Annals of Botany, 92 (6). pp. 741-748. ISSN 1095-8290

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Abstract

Many studies of plant competition have been directed towards understanding how plants respond to density in monocultures and how the presence of weeds affects yield in crops. In this Botanical Briefing, the development and current understanding of plant competition is reviewed, with particular emphasis being placed on the theory of plant competition and the development and application of mathematical models to crop–weed competition and the dynamics of weeds in crops. By consolidating the results of past research in this manner, it is hoped to offer a context in which researchers can consider the potential directions for future research in competition studies and its application to integrated weed management.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: competition,weed management,modelling,crop–weed interaction,experimental design
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 02:05
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 13:06
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/62200
DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcg204

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