Successful establishment requires that the willow crop is kept as free of weeds as possible. Weed control can either be achieved mechanically or chemically.
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Recently planted field with weed
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where spraying stopped at the headland
Fertilisation can either be achieved using chemical fertilisers, or by spreading slurry manure, sludge, wastewater or other organic residues. The planting system should take into account the chosen form of fertiliser.
Fertiliser can be applied after harvest, or at other times using a high level fertiliser spreader. Where organic fertiliser is to be used, access roads can be incorporated to permit spreading, as pictured here in Skagen Municipality, Denmark