Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10289
Title: Delivery of best weed management practices for meat sheep producers
Contributor(s): Trotter, Mark (author); Sindel, Brian Mark (author)orcid ; Scott, James Murray (author); Reeve, Ian (author)
Publication Date: 2004
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10289
Abstract: Weeds are a major impediment to the production of quality sheep meat. They affect the quality and quantity of the pasture resource base and reduce animal productivity through physical injury and plant toxins consumed in the grazing process. In the past, effective weed control has been achieved through the use of herbicides and regular resowing of pastures. There is a growing realisation that unfavourable economics and environmental impacts now restrict the use of these techniques. The need for integrated strategies is becoming increasingly clear. This project is aimed at obtaining and validating a producer perspective on the integration and implementation of best weed management practices for lamb and sheep meat producers in Australia.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 14th Australian Weeds Conference, Wagga Wagga, Australia, 6th - 9th September, 2004
Conference Details: 14th Australian Weeds Conference, Wagga Wagga, Australia, 6th - 9th September, 2004
Source of Publication: 14th Australian Weeds Conference Papers and Proceedings: Weed Management - Balancing People, Planet, Profit, p. 120-120
Publisher: Weed Society of New South Wales
Place of Publication: Wahroonga, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.caws.org.au/awc/2004/awc200411201.pdf
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