Herbicides are chemicals that inhibit or interrupt normal plant growth and development. They are widely used in agriculture, industry, and urban areas for weed management. Herbicides can provide cost-effective weed control while minimizing labor. However, improper herbicide use may result in crop injury, poor weed control, herbicide resistant weeds, environmental contamination, or health risks. Herbicide mode of action refers to how herbicides work.
Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification and Recertification Study Manual
Pest identification and knowledge of pest control measures are necessary for the commercial applicator to apply and recommend economic pest treatment. This training manual provides you with information on insect pests, weeds and diseases on agricultural crops, along with pesticide application equipment safety considerations and the proper use of pesticide
2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide
Desde el punto de vista del control de malezas, la yuca es un cultivo que relativamente ha sido poco estudiado. Dada su rusticidad, se ha creído que este cultivo puede tolerar, sin mayor perjuicio, la competencia de las malezas; sin embargo, se ha observado en Colombia que la presencia de malezas durante los primeros 60 días del ciclo de cultivo causa una reducción de los rendimientos de, aproximadamente, 50% en comparación con yuca libre de malezas durante todo el ciclo.
Flame weeding -a type of thermal weed control- was commonly used in row crops like cotton and sorghum from the late 1930s until the mid-1960s, when selective herbicides became widely available. In the 1980s and '90s, flame weeding made a rapid comeback as a non-chemical weed control technique, especially among organic farmers.
Production manual for crucifers including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, mustard, and turnip.
- Seeding and planting
- Fertilizer and lime
- Weed management
- Disease management
- Insect management
- Production cost