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Sunday, January 29, 2012
In the news: Survival of agricultural weeds
A press release on ScienceDaily summarizes a new study comparing how long seeds from two species of weeds (
, Amaranthaceae) survive under conventional vs. organic farming:
Organic and conventional farming methods compete to eliminate weed seeds in soil
The answer: no strong conclusion either way, the result is mixed. Here is the original article:
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