Field bindweed is a deep-rooted perennial weed that severely reduces crop yields and land value. Classified as a noxious weed in Kansas, it can be found in every county. Single herbicide applications are often not effective.
Pre-emergence herbicides with residual activity are used less frequently in wheat production compared to other cropping systems in Kansas. However, residual herbicides applied prior to wheat emergence can be part of a good weed management system in wheat production.
Residual herbicides applied prior to wheat emergence can be part of a good weed management system in wheat production. Field bindweed is a particularly troublesome weed that can greatly reduce wheat yield. Learn the best strategy for bindweed control in this article.
Field bindweed is a particularly troublesome weed to control. Management of this weed during wheat establishment is important because field bindweed continues to grow until temperatures drop below 20 degrees F. A single herbicide application will not achieve satisfactory control of field bindweed.