Silvertop grass- a weed on the increase (1981)

Cox, W, Dowling, B

1981

This IREC Farmer Newsletter article presents information in the Silver top grass which was on the increase in 1981. Silver top grass was effecting yields yet little was known about the actual weed. The article presents the origin of the weed the movements of the weed and how to detect it. Diagrams of the plant and the seeds are presented within the article. Herbicide trials were underway at Yanco Agricultural Institute.