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The FFC Bulletin 2018 V3 – Non-chemical management of docks (Rumex)

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By Charles Merfield

Docks, mainly the broad leaved dock (Rumex obtusifolius) and the curly dock (Rumex crispus) are common pasture weeds in cooler and wetter climates.  This extension report, originally written by the FFC for Pesticide Action Network-Europe (PAN_EU), lays out all the key requirements and techniques for non-chemical management of docks.

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An updated (2022) version of this report can be downloaded here

Download the PAN-EU report “Alternative methods in weed management to the use of glyphosate and other herbicides: Integrated weed management – many little hammers”

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