Weeds - Preventing the Spread of Harmful Weeds (PB7189)

Preventing the Spread of Harmful Weeds


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Which weeds are covered by the Weeds Act?
How can I identify these weeds?
What about weeds not covered by the Weeds Act?


Who is responsible?
What powers to Defra have?
What do do if concerned?
Approaching land owners
What will Defra do?

Controlling Harmful Weeds

Set-aside land
Agri-environment Schemes
Nature reserves and SSSIs
Organic farming
MOD land
Common land
More information

Defra, 2003

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