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Weed management guide for commercial vegetable growers, 1983

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Published by University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

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StatementH. J. Hopen
SeriesCircular / University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics -- 907, Circular (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cooperative Extension Service) -- 907.
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Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25174095M

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Weed control involves a large portion of the effort required of a vegetable farmer to produce a crop. Weeds interfere with harvest operations making them less efficient. This effort and expense directly influences the cost of crop production and thus, the cost of food at the retail level. ForApplicationDuringtheGrowingSeason(continued) Crop Activeingredient peracre Weeds Treatmentactuallycovered*controlled Timingofapplication (basedoncropstage) Remarks. DigitizedbytheInternetArchive inwithfundingfrom UniversityofIllinoisUrbana-Champaign Weed management guide for commercial vegetable growers, Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Weed management guide for commercial vegetable growers, by Hopen, H. J. (Herbert John) Publication date PublisherPages:

Weed management options include physical, cultural, and chemical controls. For most growers, integrating these three options provides the best overall control of weeds. Weed control focuses on stopping weeds from establishing, eradicating weeds that have established, and preventing weeds from making seeds which will add to the soil seed bank. Handbook for vegetable growers. II. Hochmuth, George J. (George Joseph) III. Knott, James Edward, – Handbook for vegetable growers. IV. Title. SBM —dc22 Printed in the United States of America Weed Management Principles in Commercial Vegetable Production 2 from seed and grow during the first year but do not flower and produce seeds until after a dormancy period. Biennial weeds include wild carrot, cutleaf evening primrose, and common mullen. Perennial weeds can grow and produce flowers for multiple years. Perennial weeds produce vegeta-File Size: KB. This guide provides information for California growers and their advisors on the formulation and implementation of weed management programmes in the major irrigated field, vegetable and orchard crops, vineyards and non-cropped sites in the state. In the main section, information is given for each crop on primary herbicide treatments, (the most widely used ones) and alternative chemical and Cited by: 2.

  Small fruit and vegetable crops are intensively managed crops with a limited number of herbicides registered for application. It is estimated that losses in production and revenue due to poor weed control averages at least 20 to 25% annually. For example, in a survey of North Carolina county Extension faculty, estimates of 60 to 70% of the North Carolina sweetpotato acreage experiences up . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kempen, Harold M. Growers weed management guide. Fresno, Calif.: Thomson Publications, (OCoLC) This guide is for reference only: The most recent product label is the final authority concern-ing application rates, precautions, harvest intervals, and other relevant information. Contact your county Cooperative Extension Service agent if you need assistance. Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers. Cultivation Equipment for Vegetable Farms CROPS MULCH mechanical weed control is just one part of integrated weed management. two key concepts: •critical weed-free period –short term management •weed seedbank –long term management. Critical Weed-Free Period = avoiding yield reduction.