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Weed control in organic farming through mechanical solutions

{Tool} Weed control in organic farming through mechanical solutions. Creator(s): Wilhelm, Birgit and Hensel, Oliver. Issuing Organisation(s): University of Kassel, Agricultural Engineering. (2011)

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Online at: http://orgprints.org/19829/1/2657_Handbuch%20Unkraut%20LR.pdf

Summary

Based on the experience from science and practice, the handbook aims to present and discuss direct and indirect mechanical weed control.
In the Introductory section the reader gets an overview of different machinery, mechanical, thermal and system-based methods to control weed. The farmer learns which factors contribute to soil compaction and gets advice how to avoid it. Furthermore, direct measures during seedbed preparation and tillage to control weeds as the creeping thistle and vetches on arable crops and vegetable crops are proposed.
Finally, the development and the potential of future machinery is presented.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Solutions, potentials and limitations in mechanical weed control
What problem does the tool address?:Weeds and right choice of direct and indirect measures for its control
What solution does the tool offer?:Illustration of agricultural machinery, direct and indirect measures, optimization of tillage and seedbed preparation for arable crops
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Weed management
Keywords:arable crops, arable farming, horticulture, legumes, mechanical weed control, perennial weed, reduced tillage, weed management
Keywords:arable crops, arable farming, horticulture, legumes, mechanical weed control, perennial weed, reduced tillage, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
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Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishhorticulturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3671
Englishlegumeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
Englishmechanical weed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_24200
Englishperennial weedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5697
Englishconservation tillagehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_33445
Englishweed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Germany > University of Kassel
Related Links:http://www.uni-kassel.de/fb11agrar/fachgebiete-einrichtungen/agrartechnik/startseite.html, http://orgprints.org/19829
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Rasmussen, Ilse Ankjær
ID Code:30574
Deposited On:04 Jan 2017 20:32
Last Modified:28 Jan 2019 11:47
Document Language:German/Deutsch, Estonian/Eesti
Status:Published

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