Smooth stemmed turnip is an annual plant. It has the potential to become a weed of canola crops.
It has the potential to become a weed of canola crops.
Smooth stemmed turnip is an annual plant up to 50 cm tall. It leaves are deeply and jaggedly divided and has white to pale yellow flowers. It is very similar looking to other Brassica weeds.
Smooth stemmed turnip is not known to grow in NSW. There are infestations in south west Western Australia.
It is native to northern Africa and south-western Europe.
Richardson F.J.,Richardson R.G. and Shepherd R.C.H (2006).Weeds of the south-east an identification guide for Australia. (R.G. and F.J. Richardson, Melbourne).
See Using herbicides for more information.
Glyphosate 360 g/L
Rate: 10 mL per 1 L water
Comments: Spot spray. For general weed control in domestic areas (home gardens), commercial, industrial and public service areas, agricultural buildings and other farm situations.
Withholding period: Nil.
Herbicide group: M, Inhibitors of EPSP synthase
Resistance risk: Moderate
The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Biosecurity Act 2015 and its subordinate legislation, and the Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans (published by each Local Land Services region in NSW). It describes the state and regional priorities for weeds in New South Wales, Australia.
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