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Early control thwarts fleabane
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Early control thwarts fleabane.. Tony Cook, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) weeds technical specialist based at Tamworth says prevention is better than cure when it comes to controlling fleabane and he recommends pre-emergent or seedling management... Mr Cook says fleabane has spread largely because it thrives in the no-till farming system due to its surface-germinating seed which, under this system, lies undisturbed by tillage or soil coverage...
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