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Sonchus arvensis - a challenge for organic farming

Lötjönen, T.; Vanhala, P.; Hurme, T. and Salonen, J. (2005) Sonchus arvensis - a challenge for organic farming. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1 (1), pp. 189-192.

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Summary

Perennial sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis L.) represents an increasing problem in Finland. Options for mechanical and cultural control of S. arvensis were studied in a 3 year field experiment on clay soil under organic production.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:perennial weeds, Sonchus arvensis, mechanical control, crop rotation, inter-row hoeing
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:5771
Deposited On:20 Sep 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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