Emex australis in northern agricultural regions of Western Australia

Christine Zaicou-Kunesch, Agriculture Western Australia, Geraldton District Office, PO Box 110, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530, Australia.


Emex australis is a major problem in the northern region of Western Australia's wheatbelt, particularly when a legume phase is included in rotations. The weed's staggered germination and lack of registered herbicides for all situations exacerbate the problem. Examples of herbicides and associated costs for lupins, field peas, faba beans, chickpeas and wheat are given


Plant Protection Quarterly (1996) 11 (4) 145.