Contents tagged with arable weeds

14 June 2019

Early signs of decreased sensitivity to the herbicide glyphosate have been detected in several black-grass field populations in England.

12 June 2019

This web page hosts the latest guidance from the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG). The 'Download' button provides background. Scroll down for guidance.

24 June 2019

Glyphosate products may be used pre-harvest on a range of crops to control weeds, aid harvesting and protect grain quality and food safety. This publication outlines stewardship measures to maximise product efficacy and minimise crop residues.

21 February 2019

Italian rye-grass is a weed of autumn-sown crops and is more competitive than black-grass.

14 June 2019

This definitive guide to arable weeds in the UK contains full colour photographs for identification plus information on life cycles, location, biology and management

14 June 2019

Relying solely on herbicides for control of black-grass is not sustainable in the long term because of increasing resistance. This publication provides information on non-chemical control.

3 June 2019

There are five species of brome grasses that grow as arable weeds in the UK, belonging to two different groups. As different control measures apply to each group, identification is important.

25 June 2019

This practical guide for farmers and agronomists brings together research to allow improved weed management through a rotation dominated by autumn-sown crops. Originally published in 2010, the 2017 revision has a new look and some minor changes.

3 June 2019

These guidelines by the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG) look to help agronomists and growers maintain efficacy of glyphosate in the UK.

23 May 2019

Weed control in oats is difficult because there is a limited range of herbicides available. In organic oats, there are three key methods of management: control during the ley phase of the rotation, stale seedbeds and mechanical weeding in the crop.

3 June 2019

Populations of herbicide-resistant broad-leaved weeds are still uncommon in the UK but are increasing. If you suspect resistance, collect seed samples for testing.