Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Winter Annual Cover Crops

  Winter annual cover crops have been used in rotation with summer crops for many years in North Carolina, but now there are some interesting new applications of this practice. Early experiments date from the 1940s and show several important benefits of planting winter annual cover crops,...
Carl Crozier
Greg Hoyt
Michael Wagger
NC Coorporative Extension

Are You Weeding Frequently Enough to Prevent Weeds From Spreading?

  Many of the most common weeds of container nurseries flower and produce seeds within 30 days. Our research suggests that you should be removing emerged weeds every 2 to 3 weeks. This prevents rapid population growth and spread, and can reduce hand weeding labor labor costs by around 40%. For...
Joe Neal
NC Coorporative Extension

Habilidade competitiva de trigo em convivência com biótipos de Raphanus raphanistrum L. resistente e suscetível aos herbicidas inibidores de ALS

  A ocorrência de Raphanus raphanistrum resistente aos herbicidas ALS, em lavouras de trigo, ocasiona perdas de rendimento na cultura, sendo necessário conhecer os fatores que influenciam na interferência dessa planta daninha, para, assim, desenvolver estratégias de...
Mauro Antônio Rizzardi
Leandro Oliveira da Costa
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Basagran T/O (bentazon)

  Postemergence control of seedling broadleaf weeds, yellow nutsedge and annual sedges in warm- and cool-season turf, nonbearing fruit or nut trees, and selected field-grown ornamental trees, shrubs, and groundcovers. Annual sedges, mallow, purslane, smartweed, velvetleaf, wild buckwheat, wild...
Joe Neal
NC Coorporative Extension

Conocimiento tradicional sobre el manejo integrado de pestes y malezas en el cutivo del chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw.) en localidades de Chiapas, México

  La investigación se llevó a cabo en los municipios de Villaflores y Villa Corzo en el estado de Chiapas, a través de un enfoque etno-agronómico, se diseñaron y aplicaron entrevistas semiestructuradas a productores de chayote seleccionados por rutas...
Luis Alfredo RodrÌguez-Larramendi
Francisco Guevara-Hernández
Rady Alejandra-Campos Saldaña
Miguel Ángel Salas-Marina
Julio César Gómez-Castañeda
MarÌa de los Ángeles Fonseca-Flores
Leonardo Valle-Ruíz
José Basterrechea-Bermejo
Acta Agronómica

Adjustment of Weed Hoeing to Narrowly Spaced Cereals

  Weed hoeing can be successfully performed in wide row crops, such as sugar beet, maize, soybean and wide spaced cereals. However, little experience is available for hoeing in narrow cereal row spaces below 200 mm. Yet, mechanical weed control can pose an alternative to herbicide applications...
Jannis Machleb
Benjamin L. Kollenda
Gerassimos G. Peteinatos
Roland Gerhards

Weed Management in Cranberries: A Historical Perspective and a Look to the Future

  Integrated weed management (IWM) has been part of cranberry cultivation since its inception in the early 19th century. Proper site and cultivar selection, good drainage, rapid vine establishment, and hand weeding are as important now for successful weed management as when the industry first...
Hilary A. Sandler

Weed Management in Blackberry

  Weeds compete with blackberry plants for light, nutrients, and water. Weed interference can be minimized with proper cultural practices and herbicides. General maintenance such as controlling weeds in adjacent areas (i.e., nearby fields, ditches, and driving paths), preventing weeds...
Peter J. Dittmar
Jeffrey G. Williamson
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Growing Pears in Virginia

  Pear is the second most important deciduous tree fruit after apple, and it has been grown in Europe since prehistoric times. Pears belong to the genus Pyrus and probably originated near the Black and Caspian Seas. French and English colonists brought pears to America and the first record of...
Richard Marini
Virginia Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Organic Gardening

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Organic and Inorganic (Mineral) Soil Amendments Fertility Management Weeds as Indicators of Soil Condition Cover Crops and Green Manures Pest Management Weed Management...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension