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Agricultural Reviews, volume 42 issue 3 (september 2021) : 322-328

Weeds and their Management under Changing Climate: A Review 

Jeena Mary
1Department of Agronomy, College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara- 680 656, Kerala, India.
Cite article:- Mary Jeena (2021). Weeds and their Management under Changing Climate: A Review. Agricultural Reviews. 42(3): 322-328. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-2054.
World is now facing a greater menace of climate change and this has a long term impact on agriculture system. Weeds are one of the major factors that hold back the crops from attaining potential yield. The changing climate can have an effect on weed diversity, establishment and management. The response of weeds to altering climate mainly leans on the physiological characteristics of the weed and how productively it can respond to the immediate climatic condition. Due to high plasticity of weeds, management of these unwanted plants become difficult. This has significant repercussions on weed control practices, especially herbicide performance and effectiveness. Therefore, an integrated approach of weed management is adopted to reduce the impact of climate change on crop-weed interaction. 
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