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AFSRC Picture of the Week, September 19, 2005
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Weed control is essential for production of quality forage. Here, thistle (Cirsium sp.) was able to compete against Sericea lespedeza after a late spring freeze killed the lespedeza (Sericea lespedeza) back to the roots. AFSRC scientists are studying ways to better manage forage species in the difficult conditions of central Appalachia.

Photo by Jeff Ellison

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