pigweed


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pigweed

Amaranthus spp., Portulaca oleracea, Trianthema portulacastrum.
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Competition of sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia) and redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) with cotton (Gossypium hirsutum).
ZIDUA SC also provides flushing control of barnyard grass, crabgrass, green and yellow foxtail, common waterhemp and redroot pigweed.
In nearly every field I passed, I saw workers hacking at pigweed with hoes--a return to a once antiquated technique.
In general, chickens shun prickly plants, such as netdes, and they know better than to eat pokeweed, burdock, and pigweed, which can be poisonous if chickens eat enough of them.
A familiar one -- perhaps too familiar -- is redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus).
For those who doubt that immortality is possible in the natural order of things, Gene Logsdon, an Ohio farmer who has done a lot of hard hoeing and hard thinking in his eighty years, nominates chickweed and pigweed as plausible candidates for the Great Forever After.
Spodoptera exigua oviposition and larval feeding preferences for pigweed, Amaranthus hybridus, over squaring cotton, Gossypium hirsutum, and a comparison of free amino acids in each host plant.
Allelopathic effects of rye, brown mustard and hairy vetch on redroot pigweed, common lamb squarter and knotweed.
As a child in the 1930s and '40s, my job, other than taking care of the goats and pumping and carrying water, was to fight a constant battle to keep the hemp and pigweed from over-growing our small, hilly Iowa farm.
The following were the different biomass samples tested: Bermuda Grass, Centipede Grass, Corn Leaves, Crabgrass, Fescue Grass, Johnson Grass, Pigweed, Spurge Weed, and Zoysia Grass.
By 2002, crops like pigweed, ragweed and horseweed developed herbicide tolerance as well.
She taught her grandchildren to enjoy sweet fern tea, and when in season, cooked wild greens: pigweed, dandelion greens, milkweed, and fiddlehead ferns.