Glossary beginning with N
DescriptionAlso known as conservation tillage
DescriptionAny tillage and planting system that covers 30 percent or more of the soil surface with crop residue after planting to reduce soil erosion by water.
Authoritative On-line References and ResourcesPurdue University-based Conservation Technology Information Centre. or zero tillage is a way of growing crops from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage ie cultivating the soil usually with tractor-drawn implements.
Authoritative On-line References and ResourcesNo-till.com: A portal for on-line information about no-till farming. Synonyms: direct drilling, no-till, no-tillage, zero till, zero tillage
- Non-selective herbicide
DescriptionA chemical product used for eliminating all types of weeds (annual and perennial grasses
DescriptionThe leaves are "narrow" as opposed to the "broad" leaves of broadleaved weeds. Also called 'monocots' having one seed leaf opposed to 'dicots' having two seed leaves.
Authoritative On-line References and ResourcesThe International Weed Science Society represents individual associations around the world. and broadleaved weeds
DescriptionThe leaves are "broad" as opposed to the "narrow" leaves of grasses. Also called 'dicots' having two seed leaves, while grasses are 'monocots' having one seed leaf.
Authoritative On-line References and Resourceshttp://www.iwss.info The International Weed Science Society.).
Authoritative On-line References and Resourceshttp://www.weeds.iastate.edu/ An invaluable source of contemporary information about herbicides and weeds from Iowa State University. Synonyms: non-selective, non-selective herbicides, non-selectives