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Weed Control Practices
Activate Your Learning: Weed Control Practices
Recall what you have learned about crop plant lifecycle classification and characteristics in Module 6.
Read the Australian Department of the Environment website that describes Integrated Weed Management. Click on and read the links that describe each type of weed management technique. After you have read both of the above readings, answer the questions below.
Question 1 - Essay
Review examples of the four weed control strategies discussed in these two online publications. Explain at least two specific weed control strategies that are likely to be effective for controlling annual weeds and explain why they are effective for annual weeds.
Question 2 - Essay
Describe at least two weed control strategies that are likely to be effective to control perennial weeds. Explain why.