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Fleabane a lesson in strategy
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With 'single knocks', 'double knocks' and residual herbicides, growers in the northern region are successfully fighting back against fleabane.. Fleabane is a wind-borne, surface-germinating weed that thrives in areas of low competition and which proliferated in the northern region as growers moved towards reduced and no-till farming... Fleabane proliferated in the northern region but has spread south and west as more growers adopt no-till and reduced-till farming...
Section 6: Weeds - Profiles of common weeds of cropping (Integrated Weed Management in Australian cropping systems)
COMMON SOWTHISTLE AND FLAXLEAF FLEABANE. UNDERSTANDING THE WEEDS LIFECYCLES FOR MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES THAT WORK