Weed Management in Artichokes
Jerusalem Artichokes: land should be cleared of perennial weeds in previous rotations. The crop is fast growing and able to smother annual weeds. The artichokes themselves are liable to become volunteer weeds in following crops if not all the tubers are harvested. The plant is capable of rapid spread by means of rhizomes and tubers although tubers and rhizomes that fail to shoot do not persist in the soil for more than a year.
For further details download our outline on weed management in Miscellaneous Crops(64Kb pdf file).