University of California

Garlic weed competition


Harry S. Agamalian
Edward A. Kurtz

Authors Affiliations

Harry S. Agamalian is Farm Advisor-Weed Scientist, Monterey-Santa Cruz Counties, American Dehydrated Onion and Garlic Association, Salinas, California; Edward A. Kurtz is Technical Consultant, American Dehydrated Onion and Garlic Association, Salinas, California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(1):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p11. January 1989.

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If not controlled with chemicals or by costly hand removal, weeds can cut garlic yields in half and lower the quality of the crop. Field trials comparing chemical and hand removal showed that judicious use of selective herbicides combined with good cultural practices will achieve best results.

Agamalian H, Kurtz E. 1989. Garlic weed competition. Hilgardia 43(1):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p11
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