This nursery paper can assist you to develop a weed management program for your nursery. The first step requires an understanding of the different types of weeds present and the appropriate management options for each weed.
Most weeds can be classified as broadleaf (dicots) or grassy weeds (monocots). Sedges, such as nutgrass, may be grouped with grasses on some herbicide labels, but they are not true grasses. Mosses and liverworts are also quite problematic in container nurseries. Aquatic weeds, like algae, may pose a problem in water storages and on solid surfaces in production areas.