Mechanical weeding


  • Procedure  : Weed control 
  • Phytosanitary interests :
    • Alternative to chemical weed control
  • Interests of the technique :
    • Adapt the quantity and quality of the harvest in relation to production objectives and soil water constraints
    • Level production from one year to the next
  • Induced effects :
    • In some cases, this operation can be combined with other jobs (example trimming)
    • Fight against weeds that are difficult to control by herbicides
    • Improve soil permeability on the surface
    • Decrease evapotranspiration from the soil: greater water reserve over time
    • Provide organic matter by burying weeds
    • Improve the structure by aerating the soil
Last change : 04/20/21