African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of weed control methods on weed density and maize (Zea mays L.) yield in west Shewa Orimia, Ethiopia

Tesfay Amare*
  • Tesfay Amare*
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, Post Box No.19, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Amin Mohammed
  • Amin Mohammed
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, Post Box No.19, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Mulugeta Negeri
  • Mulugeta Negeri
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, Post Box No.19, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Frehiwot Sileshi
  • Frehiwot Sileshi
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, Post Box No.19, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 13 November 2014
  •  Accepted: 25 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 January 2015

References

 

Akobundu IO (1996). Principle and practices of integrated weed management in developing countries pp 591-600. In: Proceeding 2nd International Weed Control Congress. Copenhagen. Denmark. 25-28 June 1996.
 
Ali R, Khalil SK, Raza SM, Khan H (2003). Effects of herbicides and row spacing on maize (Zea mays L.). Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res. 9(3-4):171-178.
 
Chikoye D, Manyong VM, Carsky RJ, Ekeleme F, Gbehounou G, Ahanchede A (2002). Response of speargrass [Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.] to cover crops integrated with handweeding and chemical control in maize and cassava. Crop Protect. 21:145-156.
Crossref
 
Chikoye D, Schulz S, Ekeleme F (2004). Evaluation of integrated weed management practices for maize in the northern Guinea savanna of Nigeria. Crop Protect. 23:895-900.
Crossref
 
Correa AJ, De La Rosa Mora A, Dominguez A (1990). Demonstration plots for chemical weed control in rain fed maize (Zea mays L.) sown with minimum tillage in Acolmn Mexico Revista Chapingo. 15:164-166. (Weed Abstr. 40: -4155;1991).
 
CSA (2010). Report on Forecast of Area and Production of Major Crops. (For private peasant holdings). Agricultural Sample Survey 2010/2011, Statistical Bulletin, Central Statistical Authority, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
 
Ellis-Jones J, Twomlow S, Willcocks T, Riches C, Dhliwayo H, Mudhara M (1993). Conservation tillage/ weed control systems for communal farming areas in Semi-Arid Zimbabwe. Brighton Crop Protect. Conference-Weeds 3:1161-1166.
 
Hassan G, Tanveer S, Khan NU, Munir M (2010). Integrating cultivars with reduced herbicideRates for weed management in maize, Pak. J. Bot. 42(3):1923-1929.
 
Kebede D (2000). Weed control methods used in Ethiopia. pp. 250-251.In: Starkey, P. and Simalenga, T. (eds.). Animal power for weed control. A resource book of the Animal Traction.
 
Khan MA, Marwat KB, Khan N (2003). Efficacy of different herbicides on the yield and yield components of maize. Asian J. Plant Sci. 2(3):300-304.
Crossref
 
Mehmeti A, Demaj A, Demelezi I, Rudari H (2012). Effect of Post-Emergence Herbicides on Weeds and Yield of Maize, Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res. 18(1):27-37.
 
Owen MDK, Hartzler RG, Lux J (1993). Wooly cup grass (Eriochloaviosa) control in corn (Zea. mays L.) with Chloroacetamide herbicides. Weed Technol. 7:925-929.
 
Patel VJ, Upadhyay PN, Patel JB, Patel BD (2006). Evaluation of Herbicide Mixtures for Weed Control in Maize (Zea mays L.) Under Middle Gujarat Conditions, J. Agric. Sci. 2:1.
 
Toloraya TR, Malakanova VP, Akhtyrtsev MG (2001). Effectiveness of dates, methods and doses of applying Zinc Sulphate and its combination with the selective herbicides (Titus) in maize sowings. Kukuruza-I- Serge. No.2:5-7. (CAB Absts., 2001).