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Herbiseed Brief Technical Guides

Herbiseed Brief Technical Guides aim to summarise elementary information on some weed-related topics to assist newcomers to that topic. These very simple leaflets are available on the website www.herbiseed.com or by e-mail from info@herbiseed.com .

 

  1. BROADLEAVES, NARROW LEAVES AND GRASSES
    .pdf 153.60 KB
    A brief summary of the characteristics of dicotyledon, monocotyledon and graminaceous weeds
    August 17, 2009
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  2. THE IMPORTANCE OF USING FULLY CHARACTERISED POPULATIONS FOR WEED EXPERIMENTS
    .pdf 108.42 KB
    Selecting the appropriate population origin is crucial to effective experimentation
    August 17, 2009
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  3. WEED SPECIES WHICH ARE DECLINING IN BRITAIN
    .pdf 87.19 KB
    Several species of former weeds have become ‘rare arable plants’ as a result of agronomic changes in the past century
    August 17, 2009
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  4. ECHINOCHLOA BIOTYPES
    .pdf 67.89 KB
    The many different biotypes of Echinochloa crus-galli make it important to select the correct biotype for the purpose of an experiment
    August 17, 2009
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  5. MAYWEEDS
    .pdf 81.30 KB
    Synonyms and identification of mayweeds, Matricaria, Anthemis, Chamomilla
    August 17, 2009
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  6. GERMINATION OF WEED SEEDS IN THE GLASSHOUSE
    .pdf 149.49 KB
    Germination methods and specific techniques for commonly used species
    August 17, 2009
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  7. PRODUCING WEEDS FOR A DEMONSTRATION OR COMPETITION
    .pdf 58.93 KB
    Evaluate growing time required for each species and make staggered sowings of each species
    August 17, 2009
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  8. SEED SURFACE STERILISATION
    .pdf 58.98 KB
    Get rid of the fungi and bacteria on the seed coat for cleaner experiments
    August 17, 2009
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  9. FIELD MARGINS
    .pdf 69.25 KB
    Grass and wildflowers for wildlife conservation on field margins
    August 17, 2009
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  10. CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USERS OF HERBICIDE RESISTANT WEED BIOTYPES
    .pdf 92.34 KB
    Measures to prevent uncontrolled spread of herbicide resistant biotypes from field trials
    August 17, 2009
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