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Seed control the key to weed control

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Understanding a weed seed's potential for persistence - the timeframe weed seeds survive within the soil - is crucial to determining whether spraying or burial methods will be the most effective form of control... Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) principal research scientist Dr Michael Widderick says driving down the weed seed bank is growers' best defence against herbicide resistance issues and requires growers to deal with both the weed seeds already existing in the soil and stopping additional weed seeds from entering the soil... Audio download: Click on the audio icon below to hear Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) principal research scientist Dr Michael Widderick...
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