Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Weeds of Container Nurseries

  Weed control can be one of the most costly risks in the production of container-grown nursery crops. Any control program begins with correct identificaiton of the weeds present, along with an understanding of their life cycles and modes of reproduction and spread. Below are the most...
Joseph C. Neal
Jeffrey F. Derr
North Carolina Association of Nurserymen

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers


  Objectives Introduction—What Are Weeds? Edible Weeds Poisonous Weeds Weed Life Cycles How Do Weeds Spread and Propagate? Weed Ecology Weed Identification Monocot versus Dicot Weed Management: The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Approach Cultural Management Mechanical...
Kathleen Moore
Joe Neal
Lucy Bradley
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Alternative Weed Control Methods during Grape Establishment in the United States Upper Midwest

  A field experiment was conducted to determine the effects of three mulches (straw, landscape fabric, and woodchip) and a single spring herbicide application (combination of oryzalin, flumioxazin, and glyphosate) on annual weed control and grapevine establishment in North Dakota. Vine growth...
John Stenger
Harlene Hatterman-Valenti
Scientific Research Publishing

Growing Vegetables Organically

  Growing vegetables organically can be rewarding and productive. This publication explains the basic elements of successful organic vegetable production, from initial site location, soil preparation, irrigation and variety selection to insect and disease control, composting, mulching and...
George Boyhan
Robert Westerfield
Suzzanne Tate
UGA Extension

Weed Management on Organic Farms

  Organic farmers struggling to develop effective and economical weed management practices are not alone. Farmers rank weeds as the number one barrier to organic production (Walz, 1999). And organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. In approaching weed...
Denise M. Finney
Nancy G. Creamer
David W. Monks
Katie M. Jennings
Wayne E. Mitchem
NC Cooperative Extension Service

2016 Peanut Information

  Contents:            Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts Situation and Outlook Peanut Seed Peanut Production Practices Peanut Weed Management Peanut Insect and Mite Management  Peanut Disease Managemetn Planting, Harvesting, and Curing...
David L. Jordan
Rick L. Brandenburg
A. Blake Brown
S. Gary Bullen
Gary T. Roberson
Barbara Shew
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Snapshot TG (isoxaben + trifluralin)

  Contents:  Introduction Uses Major Weeds Controlled Major Weeds Not Controlled For Best Results  Cautions and Precautions Residual Activity Volatility and Leaching Potential Symptoms and Mode of Action Additional Information 
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Chemical Weed Control

  Contents:  1.Chemical Weed Control in Field Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Sorghum, Soybeans, Sunflowers, Tobacco, Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rye, Triticale, Clary Sage, Small Fruit Crops, Tree Fruit Crops, Hay Crops and Pastures, Lawns, Ornamentals, Forest Stands, Specific Weeds, and Woody...
W. J. Everman
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

  Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown significant increases in earliness, yield, and fruit quality when grown on plastic mulch. Some less valuable crops such as sweet corn, snap beans, southern peas, and pumpkins...
Douglas Sanders
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service