R. Byrne, J. Spink, R. Freckleton, P. Neve and S. Barth
the Irish grower is an understanding of the nature of resistant weeds in this country and developing links between certain behaviours and the onset of the different types of herbicide resistance.
Common grass weeds of arable systems in Ireland
Ireland has a favourable climate for growing cereals, with 750 to 1,250 mm of rain/year (Met Eireann, 2017) and average sunshine hours ranging between 1,100 and 1,600 hours/year (Met Eireann, 2017). This provides enough moisture and solar radiation to ensure that cereal yields in Ireland are consistently high in