Effect of Weed Control Methods on Growth and Development of Weeds in Sugarcane Saccharum officinarum L. Fields
International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2015, Pages: 49-54
Received: Jun. 13, 2015;
Accepted: Jul. 14, 2015;
Published: Jul. 15, 2015
Views 3973 Downloads 131
Nadir F. Almubarak, Department of Field Crop Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Diyala, Baquba City, Iraq
T. K. Srivastava, Crop Production Division, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Uttar Pradish, India
Follow on us
A field experiment on sugarcane was carried out during 2012-2013 season at the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Farm, Lucknow (UP), India to assess the effect of weed control methods on growth and development of weeds in sugarcane. The experiment was applied according to the Randomized Complete Block Design RCBD with three replications. Application of weed control methods was made at tiller stage of sugarcane crop (Variety CoSe 92423). All 14 treatments comprising various doses and time of application of sufentrazone alone or in combination with other weed control methods including other herbicides. The results have shown that the weed density and dry matter accumulation were significantly reduced due to different treatments at all the growth stages of the crop in comparison to that of control. Weed growth in terms of weed density was recorded to be the lowest with sulfentrazone (pre-em; 900 g ai/ha) at 60, 90 and 120 Day After Planting. However, the dry matter accumulation by weeds was the lowest with three-hoeing as observed at the same growth stages.
Sugarcane, Weed Control, Sufentrazone, Atrazine, Trash Mulching, Hoeing
To cite this article
Nadir F. Almubarak,
T. K. Srivastava,
Effect of Weed Control Methods on Growth and Development of Weeds in Sugarcane Saccharum officinarum L. Fields, International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences.
Vol. 1, No. 3,
2015, pp. 49-54.
Litlle, K. P. Adams, H. Frochet, J. Java, S. Gous, R. A. Lautenschlaget, G. Orlander, K. V. Sankaran, R. G. Wagnet, Run-PengWel, and I. Wiloughby. Reducing herbicide use through integrated forest vegetation management practices. Institute for Commercial Forestry Research, Scotsville, South Africa.2006.
Anonymous. ʽʽControlling Weeds in Sugarcaneʼʼ. Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana State University AgCenter and Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service. Pub.2314. pp. 2-4.2001.
KanchanNainwal.Weed Infestation in sugarcane.2009(C.F. ONLINE) WWW.atsdr.cdc.gov.
Tomar, P.K., Om.Prakash, and D. Singh. Economical methods of weed management to improve the productivity and sugar recovery in late planted sugarcane. Indian Sugar, LIII (5): 339-342.2003.
Singh, H., N. Kumar, and D.K. Dwivedi. Efficacy of some new herbicides on weed dynamics and yield of sugarcane. Indian Sugar, LVIII (9): 71-74.2008.
Singh,A.K., R.S. Chauhan and T,K. Srivastava . Effect of pre-emergence application of sulfentrazone in spring planted sugarcane under sub-tropical India . International conference on APCHNE. 2012.
Jonathan Siebert.Sugarcane seed response to 2,4-d and alternative herbicides for red morningglory (ipomoea coccinea l.) control .Thesis, Louisiana State University. p: 67.2003.
Krausz, R. F., G. Kapusta, J. L. Matthews. Sulfentrazone for weed control in soybean (Glycine max). Weed Technol. 12:684-689.1998.
Stringer, S. J., E. V. Gage, H. G. Hancock, and L. D. Hatfield. Weed control in sugarcane with clomazone. Proc. South. Weed Sci. Soc. 51:219.1998.
Vidrine, P. R., J. L. Griffin, D. L. Jordan and D. B. Reynolds. Broad leaf weed control in soybean (Glycine max) with sulfentrazone. Weed Technol. 10: 762 - 765.1996.
Steel, R.G. and J.H.Torrie .Principles and procedures of statistics. MCGraw Hill Book company. Inc USA. Pp 485. 1980.
Srivastava T. K. Bio-efficacy of Sulfentrazone againstNut-sedge (Cyperusrotundus) and Other Weeds in Sugarcane. Indian Journal of Weed ScienceVo( 35): 1&2.pp:82- 86.2003.