Weed Identification and Control

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Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems
Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems - Articles Articles
When managing weeds in organic systems, producers use many of the same techniques used in conventional systems, but they rely much more on nonchemical control strategies. More
Weed Management in CREP Grasslands
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Weed Management in CREP Grasslands

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

This publication will discuss weed management options for Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) grassland acres enrolled in Conservation Practices CP1, CP2, and CP10. More
Autumn Olive
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Autumn Olive

David R. Jackson

Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) is an exotic deciduous shrub and has been listed as a noxious weed throughout much of its range. More
Bush Honeysuckles
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Bush Honeysuckles

David R. Jackson

Exotic bush honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.) are upright deciduous shrubs, which out compete many native plant species for natural habitat. More
Fern-dominated forest understories interfere with forest regeneration and provide poor habitat for wildlife. Photo Credit: David Jackson
Controlling Understory Fern Competition for Regeneration Success - Articles Articles
Dense understories of hay-scented, New York, and bracken fern can interfere with the regeneration of hardwood forests, threatening their sustainability. More
Don Ferrin, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Bugwood.org
Bacterial Wilt - Ralstonia solanacearum - Articles Articles
Bacteria called Ralstonia solanacearum attack almost 200 plant species in 33 different plant families. This constitutes one of the largest known host ranges for any plant pathogenic bacterium. More
Mulches for Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings
Mulches for Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
A mulch is any kind of material applied to the soil surface for protection or improvement of the area covered. The value of any mulch material is measured in how well it improves crop quality. More
Pest Management in Grapes in Home Fruit Plantings
Pest Management in Grapes in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Herbicides currently registered for use in commercial vineyards are not recommended for home gardeners. More
Pesticide Toxicity Pesticide Toxicity - Articles
Because pesticides are toxic, they are also potentially hazardous to humans and animals. More
Pests and Pesticides in Home Fruit Plantings
Pests and Pesticides in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Can fruit crops be grown in the home garden without pesticides? The answer is yes, but fruit quantity and quality may decrease. More
Clean the Combine to Stop Spread of Herbicide Resistant Weeds
Clean the Combine to Stop Spread of Herbicide Resistant Weeds - Articles Articles
Thorough cleaning and knowledge of the combine’s prior use can prevent the introduction of new herbicide-resistant weeds to your fields. More
Photo: Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Black Medic - Articles Articles

Black Medic

Timothy Abbey

Black medic (Medicago lupulina) is a spreading, low growing summer annual. More
quackgrass Elymus repens Stem(s) Ohio State Weed Lab Archive, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
Orchardgrass and Quackgrass - Articles Articles
A number of grass species appear in lawns and ornamental beds and are considered weeds. More
Photo: Mark Czarnota, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Mulberry Weed - Articles Articles

Mulberry Weed

Timothy Abbey

A weed that has been spreading in recent years in the nursery and landscape trade is mulberry weed. More
Mile-a-minute
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Mile-a-minute

David R. Jackson

Mile-a-minute is an invasive, noxious weed from eastern Asia that is rapidly colonizing non-crop areas in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. More