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THE BIOLOGY OF CANADIAN WEEDS.: 1. Kalmia angustifolia L.
Kalmia angustifolia is a weed of lowbush blueberry fields and pastures in eastern Canada and occurs in Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario. Expand
Effect of tetrachloronitrobenzene (Fusarex) on emergence and yield of potatoes. Part II. — Northeast
Seed potatoes of the Katahdin, Kennebec, and Pungo varieties were treated with Fusarex dust containing 6% tetrachloronitrobenzene at three dates in Maine during 1961–62 storage season, resulting in delayed initial plant emergence of all varieties at all locations. Expand
Vine pulling as a means of top killing potatoes
Vine pulling as a means of top killing potatoes was evaluated by measuring tuber discolouration, desiccation of stems and leaves, stems missed and rerooted, and tubers exposed during pulling, which indicated effective vine kill to be rated at 89–99% for leaves and 79–98% for stems with several cultivars of potatoes. Expand
Analysis of potatoes treated with dinoseb and chlorbromuron herbicides.
THE BIOLOGY OF CANADIAN WEEDS: 16. Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coult.
Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coult., sweet-fern (Myricaceae), is a weed of pastures, Jack-pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) stands, and lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait. and V. myrtilloidesExpand
Effect of potato harvesting injury on post-storage marketability
The effect of mechanical injury of potatoes was evaluated based on the postharvest market quality of the potatoes at 10 commercial facilities. The damage index, which is a measure of the extent ofExpand
Persistence and movement of chlorbromuron in potato soil.
Movement and persistence of chlorbromuron applied at rates of 1.5, 3, and 6 kg a.i./ha was studied in a New Brunswick potato soil for one growing season and residues dropped to 40%, then gradually levelled off to 25% at the end of the season. Expand
Simazine for weed control in strawberries in eastern canada
In a planting of Cavalier, Redcoat, and Sparkle strawberries, simazine and diphenamid were the most effective herbicides and showed considerable promise for safe use at rates as high as 1.5 lb per acre. Expand