Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Cranberry Pest Management in Wisconsin 2012

The latest recommendations for disease, insect, and weed pest management for cranberry crops. Controlling a pest – be it a weed, an insect, or a disease – is only part of total pest management program. Pest control is a corrective measure; you use pesticides or some other control...
Patricia McManus
Jed Colquhoun
R. Chris Williamson
Glenn Nice
University of Wisconsin-Extension

Glyphosate Exposure Contributes to Internal Browning of Apples during Long-Term Storage

Glyphosate (Round-Up and generics) is an important tool for managing ground cover beneath apple trees. According to the last available data from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 54% of New York apple acreage was treated with glyphosate at least once in 2007, and 10...
Dave Rosenberger
Chris Watkins
Mario Miranda Sazo
Craig Kahlke
Jacqueline Nock
New York Fruit Quarterly

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook: Strawberries

Strawberries are attacked by a variety of pests. Many cultural practices can help in managing these pests. The single most important factor in controlling pathogens is the maintenance of vigorously growing plants. Weeds compete with strawberries for essential water and nutrients. Weeds also...
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Organic Risk Management: Weed Profiles

This chapter will focus on management of individual weed species that can be problematic in cropping systems. These Weed Profiles describe the species and offer information on their management and the risk in different crops. The seed emergence times are approximate for central and southern...
Kristine Moncada
Sheri Huerd
University of Minnesota

Vegetable Crop Handbook for Southeastern United States - 2012

  The purpose of this book is to provide the best and most up-to-date information available for commercial vegetable growers in the southeastern US: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia. These...
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Pesticide Toxicity Profile: Arsenical Herbicides

The arsenical herbicides are a group of older herbicides, having been in use since the 1950s. There are currently three arsenical herbicide active ingredients registered for use in Florida: cacodylic acid, disodium methanearsonate, and monosodium methanearsonate (DSMA and MSMA, respectively). Many...
Frederick M. Fishel
University of Florida, IFAS

Weed Management (African Organic Agriculture Manual Booklet Series)

Weeds can play a valuable role in the farm ecosystem. The better you know their characteristics, the better they can contribute positively to successful farming without becoming harmful. All plants that compete with our crops for nutrients, water and light, and reduce their harvest and quality are...
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Pest, Disease and Weed Management

Learning targets for farmers: 1) Distinguish between beneficial organisms and pests, diseases and weeds 2) Develop awareness of the most important organisms limiting production and storage of agricultural products 3) Understand why management of pests, diseases and weeds should not be limited to...
Eric Wyss
Brian Ssebunya
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Organic Weed Management

it is the grower’s task to make sure that the weeds present do not exceed damaging thresholds that limit crop yields. In this chapter, we will address practical weed management techniques for the organic producer. Weed management for organic crop production falls into two categories:...
Jeff Gunsolus
Don Wyse
Kristine Moncada
Carmen Fernholz
University of Minnesota

Weed Biology

The biggest challenge that organic producers face today is weed management. This chapter is devoted to weed biology, which is an aspect of weeds necessary in understanding how to manage them. Weeds become a farming risk when they reduce crop yields or lower crop quality. Risks due to weeds include...
Sheri Huerd
Kristine Moncada
University of Minnesota Extension