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No-till cultivation suppresses broad-leaved weeds but favours grasses

Jalli, Heikki; Laine, Antti and Känkänen, H. (2006) No-till cultivation suppresses broad-leaved weeds but favours grasses. In: Extended abstracts, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, pp. 72-77.

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Summary

When shifting from traditional ploughing to no-till cultivation there will be new possibilities to weeds. However, the changes in weed population are more dependent on each field than on cultivation method.
We had two field trials in southern Finland (Jokioinen and Mietoinen) on heavy clay for four years (2001-2004). The main treatment was direct seeding or conventional sowing after autumn ploughing combined with spring rotary hoeing.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:no-till cultivation, weeds
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16323
Deposited On:28 Sep 2009 07:29
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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