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FLEABANE FIELD WEED SHOULD BE ATTACKED PRIOR TO ONSET OF WINTER

FLEABANE WEED TO BE ERRADICATED BY CROP GROWERS BEFORE WINTER A MULTI-pronged attack against the weed, fleabane, is being advised for southern grain growers before winter sets in. Flaxleaf fleabane has become a major issue for farmers in southern cropping regions in recent years, and weed management authorities are encouraging farmers to take an integrated […]

May 14th, 2012
Topic: WEEDS Tags: , , , ,

HOW TO IDENTIFY THE WEED-MEXICAN FEATHER GRASS

Mexican feather grass By Biosecurity Queensland Mexican feather grass. Mexican feather grass causes severe environmental damage to native grasslands and has no grazing value for animals as it is low in protein and high in fibre. Mature plants can produce up to 120,000 seeds that can be spread by flooding, on clothing and the fur […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, WEEDS Tags: , , ,