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Using dephenamid herbicide for seedbed weed control cuts hand-weeding labor 75 percent

In 1968, after hearing of successes in seedbed weed control using diphenamid herbicide at the Forest Service Nursery at Carbondale, Colorado. we initiated a herbicide screening and testing program at Coeur d’Alene. The object was to find an effective herbicide that would not injure tree seedlings or result in residual toxicity problems over the long run. Because the climate and soil are different at each tree nursery, herbicide techniques used at one nursery cannot necessarily he applied to another nursery without risk. Therefore, we decided that the following steps would be taken at Coeur d'Alene.


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Author(s): Stephen E. McDonald, John A. Isaacson, Beatrice E. Fisher

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volumes 25, Number 3 (1974)

Volume: 25

Number: 3

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