Control of Black Medic in Strawberry Production
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Sharpe, Shaun M., and Nathan S. Boyd. 2018. “Control of Black Medic in Strawberry Production: HS1319, 7/2018”. EDIS 2018 (3). Gainesville, FL.


Black medic is an annual broadleaf weed that competes with strawberry crops and impedes harvest. This 4-page document describes how to manage black medic in strawberry production. Written by Shaun M. Sharpe and Nathan S. Boyd and published by the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department, July 2018.
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