Herbicides

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General Principles

Before World War II, there were no herbicides available to farmers. A substantial size of the population was required to farm to maintain an adequate food supply largely because manual weeding required every available hand in agriculture. The development of herbicides revolutionized farming and food security.

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General Principles

Before World War II, there were no herbicides available to farmers. A substantial size of the population was required to farm to maintain an adequate food supply largely because manual weeding required every available hand in agriculture. The development of herbicides revolutionized farming and food security.

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