Integrated Control Programme

The Integrated Control Programme document covers all the details of ragwort growth characteristics and provides a method for categorisation of land to select an optimal control programme.

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Contents

Background



Common Ragwort
 



Methods of Control -
Rationale, Pros’, Cons’
and Safety






Integrated Control
Programmes





Economics

Ragwort Management

The Problem
The Food Chain
The Weeds Act

The Plant - Fact and Fiction
Life Cycle
Invasion
Poisoning
Strengths and Weaknesses

Cultivation
Hand Removal
Mowing and Flailing
Defoliation
Broad Spectrum Herbicide
Selective Translocated Herbicide
Grassland Management
Biological Control (Cinnabar)

Specific Requirements
Categorisation
1 Food Production
2 Waste Land
3 Verges, Embankments, Forestry
4 SSIs and Managed Land


Policy
Audit
Intervention

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