News tagged with herbicides

Bury weed problems with an occasional plough

Tossing topsoil around in Australia's often arid farming environment is not best practice, but modelling suggests an occasional turning of the soil can delay the rise of herbicide-resistant weeds.

dateAug 26, 2015 in Ecology
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Two-spray strategy outmanoeuvres crop weed

A strategy that applies herbicides to crops at two different times has been found to effectively combat weeds including wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) in northern Wheatbelt crops.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Ecology
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