Weeds

25 June 2018

Northern Ireland’s farmers flocked to the launch of AHDB’s new Monitor Farm

1 July 2020

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.

21 February 2019

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

28 November 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

23 April 2020

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 March 2020

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.

31 March 2020

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.

28 January 2020

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.

14 September 2020

Access disease management guidance for oilseed rape from this page

16 July 2018

The AHDB Horticulture Crop Walkers’ Guide for Apple has been designed specifically as an aid to crop monitoring. It illustrates and describes the important pests, diseases, nutritional and physiological disorders which may be encountered during the crop production process.

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