Steps for successful weed control
A. Identify the weed(s) located in the site.
B. Understand the biology (life cycle, method
of propagation, and present life stage).
C. Determine the extent of the problem.
How wide spread is the infestation, how dense are the weeds, and
how long do the seeds remain viable (longevity of the project).
A. Decide what your objective is for controlling
the weeds in question.
A. List all of the control methods that
are effective against the weed.
B. Eliminate those methods that are not
practical due to site conditions and feasibility (availability of tools and
C. Rank the control methods from best to
D. Implement a weed management plan using
the control method(s) (from C.)
4. Follow up
A. Assess the effectiveness of the control
B. Continue control for the required time.