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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 2008 A Century of Progress in Weed Control in Hardwood Seedbeds

A Century of Progress in Weed Control in Hardwood Seedbeds

South, D. B. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Proceedings RMRS­P-58. p.80-84. National Proceedings: Forest and Con­servation Nursery Association - 2008. 2009.

Weeds have existed in nurseries since before the time Bartram grew hardwoods during the 18th century. Hand weeding was the primary method of weed control during the first part of the 20th century. From 1931 to 1970, advances in chemistry increased the use of herbicides, and advances in engineering increased the reliance on machines for cultivation.

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Author(s): David B. South

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 2008

Event: Southern Forest Nursery Association
2008 - Asheville, North Carolina

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