Weed control in asparagus direct-seeded under semi-arid conditions
AuthorsFred L. Whiting
Frank H. Takatori
James M. Lyons
Authors AffiliationsF. L. Whiting is Laboratory Technician, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside; F. H. Takatori is Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside; J. M. Lyons is Plant Physiologist, Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 25(1):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v025n01p4. January 1971.
Chemical weed control is possible in direct seeded asparagus, according to these tests. However, a successful program may require a pre-emergent chemical that will give complete control for at least 4 to 6 weeks after crop emergence, and then a layby treatment for the rest of the season. Additional tests are needed before recommendations can be made. The University of California has no recommendations at present for herbicides in direct seeded asparagus planting. Federal registrations are available only for Vegiben and Paraquat when used pre-emergent to the asparagus.
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