Common Name : Pitawakka
Scientific Name : Philanthus debilis
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Life cycle : Annual
Morphological characters : Erect succulent plant with well branched, around 40 - 50 cm height, ovate leaves alternately arranged. Leaf margine entire.
Propagation : Seeds
Agricultural importance : Compete for light, moisture,
space, nutrients. Reduce the yield qualitatively and quantitatively.
Uses : No special use
Control measures : Manual and mechanical weeding Chemical control –
Roundup or Gramoxon.