1. 2007-05-25 Weeds are the pioneer plants of disturbed soils and can adversely affect the use, economic value, and aesthetic aspect of the lands and waters they infest. Knowledge of the major mechanisms of weed survival is essential for developing effective methods of weed control to maximize the use and...
  2. Abstract,Journal of Agricultural Science, 2019 The productivity of citrus plants has not reached its maximum potential due to the action of several factors that directly affect agricultural profitability. Among these factors, weed interference has a great importance since it causes a reduction in...
  3. 1996-01-19 The parasiticweed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence.
  4. 1998-02-19 A striga resistant sorghum has been developed. In addition the fungus, Fusarium oxysporum, may help control striga.
  5. 2007-10-20 Overstory Issue 188 (about accelerated natural regeneration, or ANR) included information about weeding in forests. Here we share an excerpt on reducing competition with weeds.
  6. 1985-04-01 On the small farm, or in the home garden, techniques suitable for the production of food might be quite different from those used in large-scale production systems. The use of machinery, for example, might be impossible or uneconomical, or special small-scale equipment might be needed. The wide...
  7. 2017-01-20 Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has improved dramatically over the past 10 years, further progress has been...
  8. 2017-01-20 Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global...
  9. 2017-01-20 Cradled between the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya, Laikipia County is a land-use model for arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. Its unique combination of large-scale ranches and community-owned lands host wildlife populations unrivalled in other parts of Kenya. Laikipia hosts the highest...
  10. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in Madagascar show how following four key principles can give you a good rice harvest despite the presence of striga. English French Kiswahili Malagasy Portuguese