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Posts Tagged: cultivation

Weed eaters and Weed worries

Lynn Sosnoskie

Be sure to check out the following articles in the Good Fruit Grower magazine (April 24, 2018) Herbicide resistance pushes California grape growers to try bringing back weed control strategies such as sheep and cultivation -- UC...

Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

A Historical View of Weed Control Technology

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Carl Bell Emeritus, University of California, San Diego, CA carl@socalinvasives.com   The intentional manipulation of wild plants to become desirable crops was the beginning of agriculture some 10,000 years ago. Along with this beginning came...

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Tags: cultivation (4), weed control (80)

Preemergent Herbicides and “Activation”

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I recently met with a grower who wanted to put down a preemergent herbicide to get ahead of winter weeds. The crop he is growing has very limited choices but Surflan A.S. could be used. Surflan and other members of the dinitroaniline class of herbicides...

Posted on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Mechanical Weed Control Tools for Vegetables

Photos 1-3. Blind cultivation weeders: Finger weeders - left, torsion weeders - middle and spring tine weeder – right

The development of improved cultivation technology for row crop production has been an active area of research, and has made significant progress in recent years. Currently, standard cultivation removes weeds from the majority of the bed using sweeps,...

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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