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Monday, May 27, 2013

Common Weeds of Cotton in Pakistan

Posted by Shakil Shaukat On Monday, May 27, 2013


Cotton suffers sever attack from the serious attack of pests and virus. These viruses and pests are firstly present on the weeds present along the banks of fields, water channels and roads. The management of these weeds is important w.r.t control of pests and virus on cotton. The common weeds of cotton are:


Common Weeds of Cotton

Petty spurge - دودھک (Euphorbia prostrata)
Euphorbia prostrata
Field bindweed - لہلی (Convolvulus arvensis) - 
Convolvulus arvensis
Bermuda grass - کھببل گھاس(Cynodon dactylon)
Cynodon dactylon
Purple nutsedge - ڈیلا (Cyperus rotundus)
Cyperus rotundus
Common purslane - قلفہ  (Portulaca oleracea)
Portulaca oleracea
Jhonson grass - بارو (Sorghum halepense)
Sorghum halepense
Horse purslane - اٹ سٹ(Trianthema portulacastrum)
Trianthema portulacastrum
Green amaranth - جنگلی چولائی(Amaranthus viridis)
Amaranthus virisdis
Jungle rice - سوانکی گھاس (Echinochloa colonum)
Echinochloa colonum
Green foxtail - لومڑ گھاس (Setaria viridis)
Setaria viridis
Sun spurge - دودھک (Euphorbia heliscopia)
Euphorbia heliscopia
Wild jute - جنگلی پٹسن(Corchorus tridens)
Corchorus tridens
False amaranth - تندلہ (Digera muricata)
Digera muricata
Puncture vine - بھا کھرا(Tribulus terrestris)
Tribulus terrestris