Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Weed Control Guide for Vegetable Crops

Profitable crop production depends on effective weed control. Weeds reduce crop yields by competing with crops for water, nutrients and light. Some weeds release toxins that inhibit crop growth, and others may harbor insects, diseases or nematodes that attack crops. Weeds often interfere with...
Bernard H. Zandstra
Michigan State University Extension Bulletin

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying horse or livestock manure, compost, hay, or grass clippings to the soil. The symptoms reported include poor seed germination; death of young plants; twisted, cupped, and elongated leaves; misshapen...
Jeanine Davis
Sue Ellen Johnson
Katie Jennings
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Clasificación y uso de los herbicidas por su modo de acción

La interferencia de la maleza en los cultivos ocasiona pérdidas en el rendimiento y calidad de los productos cosechados y las prácticas realizadas para su control, incrementan los costos de producción. El manejo de maleza debe considerar la integración de prá...
Enrique Rosales Robles
Ricardo Sánchez de la Cruz
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agrícolas y Pecuarias, Mexico

Peanut- Insect, Disease, Nematode, and Weed Control Recommendations

Contents IPM Insect Control in Peanuts Table of Peanut Insect Control (chemical) Table of Common Beneficial Insects Occurring in Peanut Fields Disease and Nematode Control Table of Peanut Disease Control Table of Properties of Fungicides and Nematicides Used on Peanuts That May...
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities

Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla: Control de Malezas

El control de malezas es una operación que requiere mucho tiempo y dinero. Con frecuencia constituye una elevado proporción del  costo del cultivo. Las cebollas tienen un sistema radical limitado y sus hojas nunca cubren completamente al suelo, por lo que son malas competidoras...
Oscar G. Campeglia
INTA Argentina

Mint production and pest management in Indiana

The mints are grown for the essential oils that they produce in specialized glands on the leaves and stems. This oil is readily recovered by steam distillation of the harvested hay. Peppermint and spearmint oils are widely used to flavor chewing gum, candy, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other...
Steve Weller
Ralph Green
Cheri Janssen
Fred Whitford
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Florida Vegetable Production

Florida growers, who have continued to rely on existing and internationally approved CUE supplies of methyl bromide, painfully recognize an increase in price, a future of diminishing supply, and the limits to which methyl bromide use rates can be reduced without loss of pesticidal efficacy and...
J. W. Noling
D. A. Botts
A. W. MacRae
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Weed Management

Weeds reduce yield and quality of vegetables through direct competition for light, moisture and nutrients as well as by interference with harvest operations. Early season competition is most critical and a major emphasis on control should be made during this period. Common amaranth reduces yields...
W.M. Stall
A.W. MacRae
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Commercial Apple: Insect, Disease, and Weed Control

The guide contains the latest recommendations for insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and herbicides for commercial apple production. The guide is a collaborative effort by Extension specialists and researchers from land grant institutions in the southeastern United States.
Robert Boozer
Edward J. Sikora
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

Contents: Soils and Fertility Soil Testing Petiole Sap Testing Fertilizer Application Methods Liming and Soil pH Chemigation Management Organic Matter and Cover Crops Transplants Transplant Production Transplant Containers Seeding and Growing...
Dan Egel
Ricky Foster
Elizabeth Maynard
Rick Weinzierl
Mohammad Babadoost
Patrick O’Malley
Ajay Nair
Raymond Cloyd
Cary Rivard
Megan Kennelly
Bill Hutchison
Sanjun Gu
Robert J. Precheur
Celeste Welty
Douglas Doohan
Sally Miller
University of Illinois Extension, Purdue Extension, Iowa State University Extension, Kansas State University Research, University of Minnesota Extension, University of Missouri Extension, and Ohio State University Extension