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Chenopodium Album:: Bathu

July 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Kingdom: Plantae (plants) ,Subkingdom: Tracheobionta (vascular plants), Superdivision: Spermatophyta (seed plants),Division: Magnoliophyta (flowering plants) , Class: Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons), Subclass: Caryophyllidae, Order: Caryophyllales, Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family) , Genus: Chenopodium (goosefoot), Species: Chenopodium album, Common Name:Lamb’s-quarters

It tends to grow upright at first, reaching heights of 10–150 cm (rarely to 3 m), but typically becomes recumbent after flowering (due to the weight of the foliage and seeds) unless supported by other plants. The leaves are alternate and can be varied in appearance. The first leaves, near the base of the plant, are toothed and roughly diamond-shaped, 3–7 cm long and 3–6 cm broad. The leaves on the upper part of the flowering stems are entire and lanceolate-rhomboid, 1–5 cm long and 0.4–2 cm broad; they are waxy-coated, unwettable and mealy in appearance, with a whitish coat on the underside.

Control: Its very obnoxious weed of vegetables i.e. Onion, Carrot, and others also it is found in wheat crop.Somehwere its grown for consumption as well.It is controlled by Goal (Oxyflorfen) @ 250ml/acre with 8 tanks of spray atleast.

Phlaris Minor:: An obnoxious weed of Wheat Crop

July 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Phalaris minor is a species of grass native to northern Africa, Europe and Asia, and widely naturalised elsewhere.Common names include little seed canary grass, small-seeded canary grass, small canary grass and lesser canary grass.This weeds has developed a resistance to commonly used herbicides for its control.

Control: Clodinafop(Topik, tata sartaj),Sulfosulfuron(Leader, safal 75),Isoproturon (Nosilon,aerilon)

Echinocloa Crusgalli

July 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Commonly Known as SWANK in local languages, a very common weed of transplanted and Direct Seeded Rice.It competes with main crop right from the beginning.
Control:: Butachlor (Machete, Fast MIx), Pretilachlor (Rifit, Eraze), Cyhalofop Butyl (Clincher), Bispyribac Sodium (Nominee Gold, Taarak) ar recommended doses.Time of application of Herbicides is very important.Please follow the instructions carefully.