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The use of parasites and predators to control weeds is referred to as


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The use of parasites and predators to control weeds is referred to as

Options

A) biological control

B) chemical control

C) cultural control

D) mechanical control

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Biological weed control refers to any technique that involves the use of natural enemies of weed plants to control the germination of weed seeds or the spread of established plants. This is a rapidly expanding area of weed control with many examples. Examples of biological weed control include the use of goats to control brush on rangeland.


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  • BIOLOGICAL CONTROL IS THE CORRECT OPTION.

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  • Biological weed control refers to any technique that involves the use of natural enemies of weed plants to control the germination of weed seeds or the spread of established plants. This is a rapidly expanding area of weed control with many examples. Examples of biological weed control include the use of goats to control brush on rangeland.

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