Weed control in rhubarb

With the decreasing availability of chemical herbicides authorised for use in rhubarb, weed control is becoming increasingly difficult. AHDB funded research projects to identify potential alternatives. This factsheet provides useful information on:

  • The results of these research projects
  • Potential new herbicides which showed efficacy
  • Suggested herbicide approaches to control

This information was last updated in 2016.

Useful links

AHDB evaluation of residual herbicides in rhubarb

AHDB evaluation of herbicides for problem weeds in rhubarb