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Weed Control in Organic Vegetable Cultivation

Lichtenhahn, Martin; Koller, Martin; Dierauer, Hansueli and Baumann, Daniel (2005) Weed Control in Organic Vegetable Cultivation. Technical Guide. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), CH-Frick.

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Summary

Weed control is a main focus in the organic farmer's strategy. Preventative measures can limit the negative effects of weeds and the related costs. The timing of these measures directly affects the amount of manual weeding that is needed and thus also the profitability of the crop. The guide informs about preventive and direct methods for weed control in organic market vegetable cultivation.


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:Department of Extension, Training and Communication, Vegetable Growing, Weed control
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
Deposited By: Koller, Martin
ID Code:25433
Deposited On:17 Mar 2016 10:48
Last Modified:17 Mar 2016 10:48
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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