- Dealing with weeds in organic agriculture; challenge and cutting edge in weed management. by Kropff MJ, Baumann DT and Bastiaans (2000) available in the Proceedings of the 13th IFOAM Scientific Conference, 175-177.
- Organic Farming. written by Lampkin N (1990). Farming Press, Ipswich, UK.
- Weeds and Weed Management on Arable Land. An Ecological Approach. by Sigurd Hakansson. A comprehensive overview of the ecological approach to managing weeds in arable crops. Published by CABI (274 pages)
- Organic Weed and Scrub Control on Nature Conservation Sites (Soil Association
technical guides). This guide provides information about the appearance, occurrance and control of major grassland weeds. Management techniques for weed and scrub control are well described in this guide, and the effectiveness of techniques in relation to individual species is estimated. It is aimed at managers of nature conservation land including grassland covered by agri-environmental schemes, but most farmers will find this guide useful. Species covered: Ragwort, thistles, docks, bracken, invasive grasses, rushes, Himalayan balsam, Japanese knotweed and numerous scrubs.Available from Soil Association Producer Services 0117 929 0661 or Website here
- "Steel in the Field a farmer's guide to weed management tools", edited by Greg Bowman from the Sustainable Agriculture Network Handbook Series (no 2). A book incorporating a large amount of farmer experience with mechanical weeding tools, also containing case studies although some are more suited to the US rather than the UK. Available here.
- Practical weed control in arable farming and outdoor vegetable cultivation without chemicals is a manual originally produced by the Applied Plant Research Group at the University of Wageningen and contains much practical information on mechanical weeding that will be of use to organic farmers. It is available from HDRA. First printed 2006, PPO publication No 352.
- Weed Management Support System (WMSS) is a decision support system that will allow users (farmers and advisors) to plan and develop strategies for weed management over crop rotations. It will include encylopedic information on weeds and herbicides as well as information on the impact of cultural factors on weed populations. The final version is likely to be available on a commercial basis.
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