Contents tagged with weeds

8 March 2022

Index of levy-funded research projects & reports on weeds, herbicides and volunteer control

16 September 2021

Assessment of the crop safety of post emergence herbicides in a range of potato varieties (2012-2013)

1 September 2022

Review of weed control options and future opportunities for UK crops

16 August 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

16 August 2021

Preventing problems getting onto the nursery is more effective than dealing with any outbreak at a later date.

16 August 2021

Clean-up and disinfection procedures form the starting point for season-long pathogen, pest and weed control programmes.

16 August 2021

The severity of infection/infestation, frequency of occurrence and persistence all play key roles in determining the relative importance of any pathogen, pest or weed problem.

2 September 2021

Positive identification, and an understanding of the biology of the target pathogen, pest or weed is particularly important to build up an understanding of problems on your nursery.

12 August 2021

Guidance to maintain high standards of nursery hygiene in the production of both outdoor and protected ornamental crops.

23 May 2022

Volunteer potatoes are a serious weed of field vegetables, especially on arable farms with potatoes in the rotation. They can have an adverse effect on crop yield, quality and storage. In the light of many herbicides used for their suppression being lost, this factsheet summarises the causes of the problem and draws upon both commercial experience and research to offer strategies for control.

25 November 2021

This factsheet outlines how the repeated use of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides if not properly managed, can result in the development of resistant pest, pathogen and weed populations. It lists the known cases of resistance and advises how to prevent resistant strains developing.

19 January 2023

Find out which are the most efficient herbicides and application methods for weed control management in potatoes