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Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interfence at seeding time.
Introducing new plants to an area can have positive and negative effects on the environment, economy and community.
Preventing weed seed set provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture, late fallow, late stubble and in-crop phases.
This management strategy provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture and during harvest.
‘Risk-aware’ growers can implement strategies to reduce and avoid unnecessary introduction and spread of weeds.
In-crop weed competition causes losses costing around $1 billion per annum for Western Australia.
The most accurate way to estimate the weed population of a paddock is to count the number of plants in an area of known size at a number of locations.
This page lists species commonly found on or near saline land in southern Western Australia. These species can be used as indicators of the level of salinity and waterlogging on the site.
Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.
Hyssop loosestrife (Lythrum hyssopifolia) is a widely distributed weed in the south west of Western Australia.