TITLE

Worrying resistance to key herbicides

PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/15/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 11, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the problems faced by British farmers on herbicide resistant weeds. Effects of the weeds on the profits of farmers; Widespread growth of the weeds.
ACCESSION #
6715599

 

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