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Weed Control in Grass and Forage Crops

{Tool} Weed Control in Grass and Forage Crops. Creator(s): Buckingham, Sue; McCalman, Heather and Powell, Huw. Issuing Organisation(s): IBERS Grassland Development Centre. Farming Connect Fact Sheet. (2013)

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Online at: http://www.grassdevcentre.co.uk/factsheets/documents/new%20factsheets/2013-weed-control-in-grass-and-forage-crops.pdf

Summary

The leaflet includes suggestions for preventing establishment and spread of creeping thistle, spear thistle, docks, chickweed, ragwort, buttercup, bracken and nettles.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:how to prevent weed establishment in grasslands and forage crops
What problem does the tool address?:In improved grassland weeds reduce yield and palatability, grazing area, forage quality and sward life and also affect animal performance. Some such as ragwort are poisonous to livestock and people. However, controlling weeds in grasslands is not that easy, so prevention is better.
What solution does the tool offer?:The fact sheet outlines some ways to tackle some of the significant weeds in improved grassland and forage crops.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Location:Europe
Theme:Weed management
Keywords:annual weed, fodder crop, grassland, perennial weed, weed management
Keywords:arable farming, annual weed, feed crops, grassland, perennial weed, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishannual weedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_459
Englishfeed cropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2829
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishgrasslandshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3366
Englishperennial weedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5697
Englishweed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Institute for Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:31655
Deposited On:20 Dec 2017 11:00
Last Modified:20 Dec 2018 13:38
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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