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Controlling weeds with fewer chemicals

Controlling weeds with fewer chemicals

how to cut your herbicide costs and protect the environment

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Published by Rodale Institute in Emmaus, PA .
Written in English

  • Weeds -- Control.,
  • Weeds -- Cultural control.,
  • Conservation tillage.,
  • Herbicides.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesNew farm.
    Statementedited by Craig Cramer and the staff of the New farm, Greg Bowman ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCramer, Craig.
    LC ClassificationsSB611 .C595 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1549131M
    ISBN 100913107158
    LC Control Number91028688

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    Natural Weed Killers: 14 Ways to Control Weeds Without Chemicals Reader's Digest Editors There's nothing worse than working hard on your garden, only to have it ruined by : Reader's Digest Editors. A lighthearted approach to leafy unwelcome garden guests, The Book of Weeds, How to deal with plants that behave badly, had me jotting down notes and is one of those nearly square-shaped books with clever pages, witty titles, and lots of photos and graphics.

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Available time, labor, equipment, and other costs as well as types of weeds and areas in-File Size: 2MB. Chemical Recommendations for Noxious Weed Control The following information is provided only as a general guide to weed control.

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Using Postemergence Broadleaf Herbicides When using any chemical pest control, be sure to read, understand, and follow the label directions for proper use of these chemicals. This comprehensive guide to wetland weeds covers both native and introduced species, ranging from minor or localised environmental problems to those that should not be tolerated in any situation.

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