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Table 2 Effect of different weed control treatments on dry weight of associated potato weeds (g/m2) after 70 days from planting and at harvest during 2018 season

From: Comparison of safe weed control methods with chemical herbicide in potato field

Treatments 2018 season
At 70 days At harvest
Broadleaved Grassy Total Broadleaved Grassy Total
Rice straw mulch 8.12 8.50 16.62 23.75 21.17 44.92
Wheat straw mulch 5.98 4.13 10.11 19.32 18.21 36.57
Cheeseweed straw mulch 5.61 4.00 9.61 17.12 17.25 35.33
Salix straw mulch 7.13 4.45 11.58 22.11 19.23 41.34
Guava leaf straw mulch 7.56 5.12 12.68 23.00 20.15 43.15
Banana leaf straw mulch 4.71 3.75 8.46 15.65 16.17 31.82
Black plastic mulch 3.11 3.61 6.72 9.25 10.11 19.36
Metribuzin 3.18 6.15 9.93 12.11 25.17 37.28
Hoeing (twice) 7.95 7.25 15.20 19.10 18.20 37.30
Unweeded check 75.15 62.15 137.30 157.13 145.00 302.13
LSD 0.05 3.98 4.45 6.75 4.23 3.88 5.63