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Terminating ley with mid-summer bare fallow controls Elymus repens

Kakriainen-Rouhiainen, S.; Väisänen, J.; Vanhala, P. and Lötjönen, T. (2004) Terminating ley with mid-summer bare fallow controls Elymus repens. In: Proceedings, European Weed Research Society, pp. 181-182.

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Online at: http://www.ewrs.org/pwc/doc/2004_Lillehammer_Corrected.pdf


The results of this study suggest that mid-summer bare fallow is a relative effective way to reduce the amount of Elymus repens when terminating ley. Early started stubble cultivation is also less sensitive to moist weather, leaving more time for exhausting the rhizome reserves of E. repens. Stubble cultivation and catch crop do increase the costs but not as much as bare fallowing for the whole summer would do. Additionally, mid summer bare fallow allows harvesting one forage yield prior to bare fallowing.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Elymus repens, terminating ley
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:15780
Deposited On:03 Jun 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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