HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 24 no. 2 (1999)

Weed Meal from a Rice Plot for Broiler Chicks

N. M. Anigbogu

Discipline: Agriculture, Crop Management



Weeding contributes to the high cost of rice production in southern Nigeria. Many farmers cut and then burn weeds to control them. The biochemistry, economics of weed processing, and supplemental use of weed meal from rice (WMR) as broiler feed were evaluated as an integral part of the farming system.