7 coronopifolia dominated FH Fat hen
Atriplex 1576 4.
8 days) from either broad bean (n = 57) or fat hen
(Chenopodium album) (n = 20) [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
The next most frequent broad-leaved weeds identified by farmers were mayweed (infesting 86% of winter wheat), chickweed (infesting 82% of the crop), charlock (75% of the total crop), common field speedwell (69%), fat hen
(68%), volunteer oilseed rape (68%), field pansy (65%) common poppy (60%), knotgrass (59%) and groundsel (58%).
The next most frequent broad-leaved weeds identified by farmers were mayweed (infesting 86pc of winter wheat), chickweed (infesting 82pc of the crop), charlock (75pc of the total crop), common field speedwell (69pc), fat hen
(68pc), volunteer oilseed rape (68pc), field pansy (65pc) common poppy (60pc), knotgrass (59pc) and groundsel (58pc).
AAnnual weeds, such as chickweed, fat hen
and annual nettles can go on the compost heap provided they are not setting seed.
Never put onto the compost heap any perennial weed root system or any flower heads such as Fat Hen
, which will often produce seed pods and viable seed even in the middle of your compost bin.
The researchers examined the management of herbicide-resistant GM sugar beet and its effects on a major annual weed associated with the crop, known as Fat Hen
, and the skylark.
Five Fat Hens
- The Chicken and Egg Cookbook by Tim Halket (pounds 18.