Western farm press (8 March 2017)
A farmer recommends selecting a variety of tools and practices in developing and implementing your weed control plan. Similarly to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), designed to limit crop damage from insects and disease, integrated weed management intends to combat weed threats by minimizing the ability of weeds to evade or resist any single control measure, but, with one key difference. An integrated approach to controlling weeds focuses on the long-term, with more emphasis on zero tolerance. That is because weeds can build up long-lived seed banks, which can provide a source of weeds and potential resistance for decades.
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