How are weeds removed from the crop fields ? Name one implement used for weeding.
The removal of weeds from the crop fields is known as weeding. It is necessary process as weed competes with the crop plants for water, nutrients and space. Farmers adopt many ways to remove weeds and control their growth. The various ways by which weeds are removed from the crop fields are-
(i) With hand – In this method, weeds are removed manually by uprooting or cutting them close to the ground.
(ii) By using a khurpa – In this method, weeds can be removed by using a implement called khurpa.
(iii) By using weedicides- Example- 2, 4-D