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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Article Title

Weed control in onions

Authors

G. A. Pearce

Keywords

Weed control, Onions.

First Page Number

341

Last Page Number

346

Abstract

COMPETITION from weeds has always been one of the greatest obstacles in producing a large and profitable onion crop. Even though inter-row cultivation is possible, hand weeding within the row is always necessary and this operation may cost as much as £30 per acre for the season. The use of a chemical for weed control in onions would not only reduce the labour involved but would mean that individual growers could handle larger areas

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