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Washing Equipment for Separating Weed Seed from Soil

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 June 2017

Jack A. Thorsen
Dep. Hortic., Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR 97331
Garvin Crabtree
Dep. Hortic., Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR 97331


A washer was designed and tested for washing soil from weed seed buried in fabric packets and for separating weed seed from soil. The washer was constructed from inexpensive, readily available materials and was found to function efficiently.

Research Article
Copyright © 1977 by the Weed Science Society of America 

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