This book demonstrates the common problems faced by fruit growers throughout the Community and shows the importance of weeds in fruit crops. It summarizes a list of the worst weeds in vine and soft fruits in each European Country.
Introduction 1. Opening address 2. Weed control in soft fruits in Ireland - Introduction and overview Session 1: Weed control in vines 3. New aspects of integrated methods of weed-management in Italian vineyards 4. Chemical, cultural and biological control of Oxalis pes-caprae in vineyards in Greece 5. Control of chloroplastic resistant weed biotypes in vineyard: The phytotoxicity of pendimethalin 6. Experiments on weed control in vines Session 2: Weed problems in soft fruits 7. Volunteer crops as weeds in soft fruit plantations 8. Weed control in currants and raspberries in Denmark 9. Problem weeds in soft fruit in England 10. Biology and control of Epilobium ciliatum Rafin. (Syn.: E. adenocaulon Hausskn.) Session 3: Weed control in strawberries 11. Recent developments in weed control in soft fruits in the Netherlands 12. Developments in weed control due to changing growing methods in soft fruit in the Netherlands 13. Chemical weed control in strawberry beds in Belgium 14. Weeds and weed control in strawberries of Greece 15. Weed control in strawberries: Evaluation of new herbicides 16. Weed control in strawberries: The use of soil acting residual herbicides 17. Experiments on weed control in strawberries and nursery plants Session 4. Evaluation of herbicide tolerance 18. Improved methods of evaluating the tolerance of soft fruit crops to soil-acting herbicides 19. Assessment of herbicidal effect in relation to mode of action Session 5. Integrated pest management 20. Pest management as a basis foundation for integrated farming systems 21. Conclusions and recommendations