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Organic Weed Management

{Tool} Organic Weed Management. Creator(s): Brown, Sarah. Issuing Organisation(s): Garden Organic. (2007)

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Document available online at: https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/weed-management#weeds


You can manage weeds in many ways such as through careful planning and planting and by using mulches. Weeds can be beneficial, attracting pollinators, and improving the soil (i.e. adding nutrients when composted). This webpage provides links to a huge wealth of information regarding weed management. Whilst aimed at organic farmers and growers, it has a wider relevance. It outlines ways you can remove weeds without using toxic chemicals, and why glyphosate should be avoided. It provides links to: detailed information about the occurrence, biology, persistence, and organic management of more than 100 individual weeds; descriptions of cultural control methods (looking at how practices such as crop rotation and tillage can control weeds); direct control methods (mulching or mechanical removal of weeds); and crop weeding strategies (focusing on managing specific crops, based on research results and practical experience of organic farmers).

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Better understand the biology of weeds on your farm so you can tailor your attack!
What problem does the tool address?:Weed management in organic systems
What solution does the tool offer?:Understanding of weed biology and lifecycle to identify weak points and strategies for organic management
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Web
Theme:Weed management
Keywords:annual weed, arable crops, weed management
Keywords:annual weed, weed control, arable farming, organic agriculture, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
arable farming
weed control
annual weeds
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > Selected tools
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
UK > Garden Organic (HDRA)
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:32535
Deposited On:29 Jan 2018 14:27
Last Modified:22 Mar 2021 10:00
Document Language:English

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