how do weeds reduce the growth of crop plants?how can we control the growth of weeds?what are the preventive methods used for controlling growth of weeds?

Asked by farhana faru | 17th Sep, 2013, 12:37: PM

Expert Answer:

Weeds are undesirable and unwanted plants present in the cultivated farm. They compete with crops for food, space and light. They can be controlled by the following methods: i) Mechanical methods like uprooting and weeding ii) Cultural methods like intercropping and crop rotation iii) Using weedicides iv) Biological control such as using insects which consume and destroy the weeds

Answered by  | 18th Sep, 2013, 07:15: AM

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