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If I have a spade," she whispered, "I can make the earth nice and soft and dig up weeds.
So the Sons dug up all the weeds, and all the vines too, and even neglected to bury the old man.
This Government recognises the importance of having a targeted annual environmental weeds control program and over the past two budgets has increased base funding to allow for a longer term strategic planning outlook to weed control.
Chickweed: Also known as mouse ears and star weed, this weed is low-growing and can be found in moist shady conditions.
If you are spraying with a weed killer, don't do it on a windy day.
When the crop was ripen, 10 samples were taken from every plot and the traits including total number of pods, number of beans in pods, weight of one hundred beans, wet weight of bush, and dry and wet weight of weed were measured.
Reliance on one method of weed control imposes selection pressure, which can lead to population shifts to tolerant species or selection of resistant biotypes.
May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Farm Progress today unveiled the Ag Weed ID app, a weed scouting tool that assists agricultural producers identify and catalog weeds.
Your soil contains a vast store of weed seed from previous years.
Weed grasses - Undesirable weed grasses can appear in a lawn, such as Annual Meadow Grass (Poa Annua), forming pale, 'stalky' plants.
The current issue of the journal Weed Technology (of all things) discusses tests conducted on six plantings of field corn over two years The tests sought to discover if applications of corncob grit propelled by compressed air could be an effective form of weed control.
Widely regarded as one of Britain's foremost nature writers, Richard Mabey tackles the bane of gardeners everywhere: weeds.
And our work shows that it doesn't take a very high density of the fleshy seaweeds like Sargassum to discourage the fish, a patch of weed the size of a back garden could be enough to trigger a change.
Farmers and growers have used this idea on fallow land to reduce weed seed populations over the centuries - it is known as the 'stale seed bed technique' and can be very affective when taking over a new garden or allotment before any permanent planting is done.
There is a period in which weeds may be in coexistence with the crop without any negative influence, since weed interference is not yet established (PITELLI, 1985).