What are weeds ? and what are the methods to control weeds ?

Asked by Harshita Harshita | 21st Sep, 2010, 08:58: 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  | 22nd Sep, 2010, 09:19: AM

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