oa Farming in South Africa - The chief weeds of grain lands
|Article Title||The chief weeds of grain lands|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch-Elsenburg College of Agriculture, University of Stellenbosch|
|Publication Date||Apr 1933|
|Pages||143 - 144|
|Keyword(s)||Alimentary canal of animals, Annuals, Biennials, Control measures, Crop rotation, Knowledge of weeds, Perennials, Soil cultivation, Spreading of weeds, Threshing machine, Tree-planting and Wild oats|
It would be an extremely difficult matter to give in figures the losses sustained annually by grain farmers as a result of weeds; and still the weed problem is becoming increasingly difficult year by year. New weeds are constantly being imported, while those that have established themselves are bound to spread unless they are checked.
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