A List of Weeds of the Kenya Highlands

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1949/1950
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Bogdan, A.V
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In 1948 [ undertook, on behalf of the East African Agriculture and Forestry Research Organization, a preliminary survey of the weeds in the experimental plots of the High- land Fertilizer Scheme in order to discover, if indicators of the mineral content of soil. The material obtained has been handed over for statist (analysis to the officers concerned. During this work some general information on the weed flora was also obtained. The present paper presents this information which is confined to the com- position of the weed flora and the distribution of the weeds; the practical questions of weed control are not considered. It is hoped; however, that the information on distribution and relative importance of the local weeds may useful for subsequent work on weed control
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 15, p. 118-123