Weed Control in Cotton and Ground Nut Field

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Weed Control in Cotton and Ground Nut Field


Digitaria sp., Echinochola columan, Elesing, Cyperues, rotundus, Xanthium strumarium.  Portulaca olerace, Digera arvensis etc.


Early stages tillage and hand weedings.


TCA- Control Bermuda grass, Tri fluralina, Nitraline, Dinitraline.
Pre-emergence:  Diuron, Monuron 0.5 to 1.5 kg/ha Norea, DCPA, Trizzines can be applied t to 10 kg/ha @ 2.4 kg/ha


MSMA, DSMA, 2 kg/ha are semi directed sprays.


2%TCA Dalapon 0.5 to 1%


During pod development completes for moisture and nutrient.


Physical: 1 – 2 hand weeding and hoeing before peg formation.

Pre-emergence:  When groundnut plants have placed roots about 14 cm deep (6 DAS) /nitrogen (2 -6 kg/ha), Alachlor (1.5 to 3 kg/ha), PCP 15 – 20 kg/ha.

 Post Planting: Vernalate 2 to 2.5 kg/ha, Nitralin 0.25 to 0.75 kg/ha 2-4 DB as directed post emerging treatment to control broad leaf weeds.

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