• MEANING OF WEEDS
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    MEANING OF WEEDS

    Weed is any plant that grows in a place where it is not expected to grow or a plant which grows out of place. Weed can also be defined as a plant that grows where it is not desired in such a way that it constitutes nuisance either to man, livestock or crops. All farmers have to work hard to prevent their crops from being invaded by weeds. Losses in crop yield due to weeds may be greater than those due to plant pests and diseases. If a farmer fails to control weed growth, the chances of successful crop production are seriously reduced.   EFFECTS/ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF WEEDS The harm…

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