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managing ftr

Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers and advisors have a new ally in the battle against Feathertop Rhodes grass (FTR) - the Integrated Weed Management of FTR manual... The recently released manual offers an overview of FTR and its biology as well as practical advice on all aspects of FTR management including control tactics, post-emergent and residual herbicide options, the use of crop rotations, advice on chemical groups to include in a management program and implementation of an effective integrated control strategy... Mr Aisthorpe said the effective long term control of FTR could only be achieved by using a combination of practices such as planned use of residual and knockdown herbicides, crop rotation, spot spraying/WeedSeeker /chip hoe and strategic tillage...
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