Notes on the disposal of weeds in the forest nursery.

  • J.J. Deasy
Keywords: plant, growth.


Weeding in the forest nursery is an expensive operation and is a considerable part of the cost of production of plants. Unlike agricultural crops young trees have little effect in suppressing weed growth, and, moreover, the system of spacing considered best for plants in beds and lines does not lend itself to the employment of horse labour for hoeing. Consequently, for seven months of the year (April to October inclusive) the weeders are engaged in a tooth and nail struggle with those" plants out of place"...
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Deasy, J. (1946) “Notes on the disposal of weeds in the forest nursery.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 14April2024).