Management of Weeds and Sustainable Technique


  • Sabeela Asghar Department of Space Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Mamoona Midhat Kazmi Department of Space Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Jamal Hasan Government Associate College, S a l a r W a l a, Faisalabad.
  • Areeba Amer DepartmentofSpace Science,University of the Punjab,Lahore.


Training standards, interview schedules, and weed control


It is imperative that Field Assistants can provide farmers with weed management extension services. This study evaluated the weed control skills of Field Assistants from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Agriculture Extension Department. Interviews were conducted with 234 randomly selected Field Assistants to match the study's objectives. Weeds management skills at the possessed level included familiarity with the names of common weeds, the capacity to recognize different types of weeds, and an understanding of indirect weed control methods. Training for Field Assistants in biological weed control familiarity was followed by a critical threshold level of weeds and the key period of weed competition. Ranking Based Quotient results found that the most common barriers to developing important skills were lack of development, training opportunities, and incentives or motivation. Consequently, field assistants must be given practical in-service training in specific locations to acquire the requisite weed management skills. These hurdles must be removed for Field Assistants to learn the necessary skills for weed management and aid the farming community in their endeavors.


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How to Cite

Asghar, S., Mamoona Midhat Kazmi, Jamal Hasan, & Areeba Amer. (2022). Management of Weeds and Sustainable Technique. International Journal of Agriculture and Sustainable Development, 4(2), 40–45. Retrieved from




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