Novel cultural and mechanical weed control for flax

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Steven Shirtliffe
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $72,066
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 4 Years

To develop novel weed control methods for organic flax production by: i) determining the effect of fall rye cover crop and mechanical weed control, and ii) determining the effect of winter cereal presence and species on flax yield and subsequent crop yield.