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Importance

A problem wherever oilseed rape is grown. Can be difficult to control in many situations, especially in vegetable brassicas.

Volunteer oilseed rape - young1. Kidney-shaped cotyledons usually blue-green in colour, often with a reddish or purplish tinge.
Volunteer oilseed rape2. First leaves oval in shape with shallow indentations along edges. Later leaves are waxy and long and increasingly notched or irregular

 

Volunteer oilseed rape - mature3. Mature plant very familiar, particularly when in flower.

Identify Broad-Leaved Weeds

You can use this page to help identify the broad-leaved weeds in your crops, and then find out more about the relevant crop protection products.

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