Weediness is an indication of poor farming. It has been said by someone that the farmers of the east do not fear the Canadian Thistle or other aggressive weeds because the better methods of tillage make the fields clean.
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Pammel, L. H.
"The Problem of Weeds in the West,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 17(1), 34-46.
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