Planning weed control is vital

Abel, Charles
March 2002
Farmers Weekly;3/15/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 11, p76
Trade Publication
Discusses the importance of planning a weed control for potato farms. Importance of early planning for potato weed control; Herbicides for weed control; Optional weed control technique.


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