Diversity of weed communities in different major crop fields of jalpaiguri district of west bengal, india

Arijita Sen, Anurag Chowdhury, A. P. Das and Chowdhury M

Jalpaiguri is one of the important agriculture based district of West Bengal after the Burdwan district. The economical backbone of this district mainly based on different types of cultivated vegetables and tea gardens. The sprawling tea gardens of the Duars area constitute the chief asset of this district. Other major agrarian products of the district like jute, paddy, potato, etc. also make a significant contribution to the district’s revenue pool. During field survey a total no. of 68 quadrates have been studied, which recorded around 111 unwanted plants (weeds) species from various crop fields.

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