CROPPING

Mungbeans could help weed control methods

GROWING a mungbean crop could be an excellent way to get on top of feathertop Rhodes grass, a highly competitive and difficult to control summer weed.

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 Feathertop Rhodes grass competes strongly and produces masses of seed if it gains a foothold in a mungbean crop. Image courtesy WeedSmart.

Feathertop Rhodes grass competes strongly and produces masses of seed if it gains a foothold in a mungbean crop. Image courtesy WeedSmart.

Research led by Professor Bhagirath Chauhan at the University of Queensland, has shown that both windmill grass and feathertop Rhodes grass can greatly reduce yield in mungbean, yet both weed species retain...

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