Weed atlas

Effective crop protection begins with the proper recognition of agriphages. Read the descriptions and study the photo gallery of weed most common in farm plantations, and plan the best protection for Your crop!

Creeping thistle (CIRISIUM ARVENSE)

The thistle is the common name given to the creeping thistle. It is a perennial weed that is very cumbersome, and able to cause much harm. In expert opinion, even one plant per two square metres is able to cause significant harm to the crop. It is able to reproduce generatively and vegetatively. It is harmful to plants grown in broad rows, but it is also able to stifle the crop of cereals and rape entirely. It grows out more than the crop, additionally hindering the crop technically. Worsens the quality of animal feed. It is able to grow well in diverse types of soils, but in particular those rich in nutrients. It is characterised by sharp thorns and violet, basket-shaped flowers.

The creeping thistle blossoms between July and October. It is seen in all kinds of fields in Poland – in cereals, root vegetables, orchards or vegetable gardens. It is insensitive to natural and mechanical control. Spray treatments are indispensable even if but a few plants are present in the field.

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