Climbing Weeds of Agricultural Crops of District Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Dangwal, Singh Amandeep
2012 International Research Journal of Biological Sciences   unpublished
The present study deals with climbing weeds associated with agricultural crops of district Rajouri (J&K). The study was based on extensive and intensive field surveys made during the period 2009-2011, in different months of Rabi and Kharif seasons. During the course of field study the authors have selected 4 important agricultural blocks in the district Rajouri i.e. Nowshera, Sunderbani, Kalakote and Thanamandi and 5 sites were selected in each block for the collection of climbing weeds. In
more » ... mbing weeds. In this period the authors have reported a total of 22 climbing weeds belonging to 9 angiospermic families from both Rabi and Kharif crops of the selected sites. Out of 9 angiospermic families of climbing weeds the predominance was shown by family Convolvulaceae having 6 climbing weeds followed by family Fabaceae and Rubiaceae each represented by 4 climbing weeds.