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Creeping Thistle

Dierauer, Hansueli; Kranzler, Andreas; Ebert, Ulrich and Westaway, Sally (2016) Creeping Thistle. Technical guide. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm (ORC), CH-5070 Frick and UK.

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Summary

The technical guide explains the challenges that arable farmers face in control of creeping thistle, a persistent perennial weed. The guide provides detailed recommendations, how to prevent thistles from establishing in crops, how to limit spreading after first plants have established, and how to proceed in case of extensive spread of thistles using mechanical control measures and intensive greening.


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:Creeping Thistle, Successful control in organic farming, FiBL, Department of Extension, Training and Communication, weed control
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: Austria > FiBL Austria
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
ISBN:Print 978-3-03736-336-2, PDF 978-3-03736-339-3
Deposited By: Dierauer, Dipl. Ing.-Agr. ETHZ Hansueli
ID Code:31155
Deposited On:07 Feb 2017 12:20
Last Modified:07 Feb 2017 12:20
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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