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Exploiting weed patch dynamics - LK0902

The overall aim of the project was to develop weed patch spraying (GPS location, weed mapping, creation of a treatment map and application of the herbicide) into a commercially viable package that could be used by farmers and contractors. It was concluded that the most appropriate weeds to be targeted were black-grass, wild-oats, bromes, cleavers, thistles and common couch.
Project Documents
• Abstract : LK0902 Exploiting Weed Patch Dynamics Project¬† Abstract   (11k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2002

Cost: £464,043
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
LINK Programme              
Pest and Weed Control              
Pesticide use              
Plants and Animals              
Sustainable Farming and Food              
Fields of Study
Pesticide Safety