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Integrated weed management in barley cultivation

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Widderick, M. (2020) Integrated weed management in barley cultivation. In: Achieving sustainable cultivation of barley. Burleigh Dodds.

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.19103/AS.2019.0060.19


Weed infestations in barley can cause yield reductions and reduce the quality of harvested product. Weed management before, during and after the crop is important to reduce weed populations. Weed management in barley is currently heavily reliant on herbicides for weed control, and this reactive approach has resulted in widespread herbicide resistance across the world. This chapter examines the problem of weeds in barley and explains the application of Integrated Weed Management (IWM) to barley cultivation. The chapter outlines weed control tactics and the practical implementation of IWM, focussing on specific examples of IWM in barley. Finally, the chapter provides detailed further reading on this issue.

Item Type:Book Section
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Plant culture > Field crops > Barley
Plant pests and diseases > Weeds, parasitic plants etc
Live Archive:11 Aug 2020 06:07
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:46

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