Farmer Andy Barr in the crop© Alexandra Joseph
Continuing the search for non-chemical methods of crop protection, I have found some research from Denmark on crop competition against weeds. Clearly a higher crop seed rate can have some effect on weed suppression. However, as we have seen in the field, planting in rows gives a lot of competition against the weeds within these rows, but also leads to competition between crop plants and opportunities for weeds between rows. In Denmark researchers found, in order to fully exploit the […]