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- Mhlanga, Blessing; Chauhan, Bhagirath Singh; Thierfelder, Christian
- Crop protection 2016 v.88 pp. 28-36
- Setaria italica; biomass; corn; crop production; cultivars; farmers; fertilizers; herbicides; integrated weed management; leaf area index; leaves; plant density; planting; production technology; row spacing; shade; weeds
- ... Weeds are a major constraint to crop production, and are responsible for considerable yield losses in maize production systems throughout the world. Herbicides are widely used for weed control in maize production systems, but can have negative environmental consequences. Researchers have evaluated the use of crop competition and suppression to manage weeds in various crop combinations, including m ...