TITLE

Weeds no problem

AUTHOR(S)
Harrington, Kerry
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the organic versus conventional trials being undertaken at Massey University in New Zealand. After monitoring weeds every six months for eight years in 10 organic paddocks and 10 conventional paddocks, the trial found very little difference in weed composition between the two farming systems. The research also found a huge variability in weed growth in the permanent pastures between visits, between paddocks and between farmlets.
ACCESSION #
76183628

 

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