WEED MANAGEMENT IN MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) - A REVIEW

Article Id: ARCC565 | Page : 70 - 77
Citation :- WEED MANAGEMENT IN MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) - A REVIEW.Agricultural Reviews.2012.(33):70 - 77
N. Sunitha and D. Lakshmi Kalyani* plakshmikalyani@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, S.V. Agriculture College, ANGRAU, Tirupati-517 502, India

Abstract

Reduction in grain yield of maize due to weed infestation ranged from 40 to 60 per cent depending upon the intensity and types of weed flora. Pre – emergence application of atrazine @ 0.5 to 1.0 kg a.i. ha-1 in combination with hand weeding at 30 DAS recorded highest weed control efficiency and lowest weed density and weed dry weight.

Keywords

Weed flora Weed management practices Weed density Weed dry weight Weed control efficiency.

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