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Herbicides in the Energy Equation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 June 2017

E. F. Alder
Affiliation:
Lilly Research Laboratories, Division of Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN 46206
G. C. Klingman
Affiliation:
Plant Sci. Field Res, Lilly Research Laboratories, Division of Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN 46206
W. L. Wright
Affiliation:
Lilly Research Laboratories, Division of Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN 46206

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A great deal of energy in recent months has been expended in worrying about energy. The procurement, allocation, utilization, and conservation of energy sources have been probed countless times and viewed from almost every possible vantage point. The word “energy” now shares the stage with the word “environment.”

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Copyright © 1976 by the Weed Science Society of America 

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