Weed Management in Gram

Weed Management in Gram:-

  • Weeds affected yield of gram by the compete with plant for nutrient, shade, light and space and weeds are also attract to many insects, pest and diseases and decrease the quality of seeds.
  • Chenopodium album, Melilotus indica, Lathyrus tuberosus, Polygonum aviculare Euphorbia exigua, Sinapis arvensis etc. are the major weeds of gram.
  • There are two weeding should be done in gram field at 20-25 days after sowing and 50-55 days after sowing.
  • But lack of labour, use pre-emergence weedicide pendimethalin 30 EC @ 2.5 lit./hac. formally in 500 litre water. Then after 20-25 days of sowing may apply first weeding. Then second weeding may apply 50-55 days after sowing.

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