University of California

Low-input management of weeds in vegetable fields


W. Thomas Lanini
Michelle Le Strange

Authors Affiliations

W. Thomas Lunini is Cooperative Extension Weed Ecologist, UC Davis; Michelle Le Strangeis Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Mare and Kings counties.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 45(1):11-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n01p11. January 1991.

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Applying less herbicide to a vegetable crop can increase weed populations and decrease yields. Field trials showed that for some crops, one timely hand weeding could augment lo wer-rate applications of pre-emergence herbicides to give crop yields equal to or exceeding those obtained with fullseason hand weeding or full-rate herbicide treatments.

Lanini W, Strange M. 1991. Low-input management of weeds in vegetable fields. Hilgardia 45(1):11-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n01p11
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