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Tolerance of hardy ferns to selected preemergence herbicides

Author(s): G. B. Fain, C. H. Gilliam, G. J. Keever

Year: 2006

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Volume: 16
Issue: 4
Pages: 605-609

Article Topic(s): Herbicide
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Dryopteris ludoviciana (Southern woodfern),


Evaluates the tolerance of five cultivated hardy ferns, including Dryopteris ludoviciana, to applications of selected preemergence applied herbicides. Overall, D. ludoviciana appeared to be tolerant to several herbicides tested, especially compared with the other fern species.

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G. B. Fain, C. H. Gilliam, and G. J. Keever. "Tolerance of hardy ferns to selected preemergence herbicides." Horttechnology 16.4 (2006): 605-609.

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ISSN: 1063-0198

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