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Well-fed plants grow fast and large, shading out weeds and usually staying disease-free.
Or, perhaps, weeds out students who are a poor fit as online students.
But you won't have time to work in the garden, so it will turn to weeds and you'll wonder why you cared in the first place.
Same with growing certain weeds on your lawn, which are more adaptable to the climate and edible.
Canola pollen can waft spliced genes more than a mile, and common crops can hybridize with completely unrelated weeds.
They make their living doing the kind of work that automatically weeds out losers.
The animals also mimic leafy weeds by drifting along with ocean currents, snacking on sea lice or tiny crustaceans.
Insects and weeds acquire resistance to our insecticides and herbicides through the same process.
They were no match for the fish farmers, and their crops soon overflowed with unwanted algae weeds.
They had fewer weeds, but yields were often much lower.
They began to walk along a narrow brick sidewalk between the cracks of which tall weeds grew.
The weeds were abloom with tiny purple blossoms and gave forth an overpowering fragrance.
The deep ocean has no insects or weeds that require the use of oil to control.
If the foliage is low weeds, it may be a small stream and the snake may be one foot long.
Natural selection eventually weeds out those unfit for the species.
Our conscious minds cultivate beauty and food far away and the resistance of weeds nearer at hand.
To be clear, it's not that academia weeds out the weak.
The site imposes tight quarantine controls to keep out weeds, pests and non-native species.
Weeds take nutrients and water from the plants and reduces yields.
In places the weeds grew six and seven feet high beside the pavement.
It's a few dozen houses in a field, attached to nothing but each other, ending with unoccupied slabs of concrete buried in weeds.
There were flowers growing wild among the weeds and the dogs' dirt holes.
Under his breath, he counts a thin herd of cattle hanging their heads over the weeds.
Weeds from regions where nobody lives grew in those places: stinging nettles, thistles, yarrows.
Now it is overgrown with weeds and serves as home to iguanas.
The technology, already used to make crops that can resist weeds and insects, has spurred worldwide controversy.
On the other side is a jumble of weeds, rocks and old ladders.
Certainly the best way to control weeds is to prevent them from taking root or becoming established in the first place.
Part of the problem is that the long-term use of specific herbicides has led to development of weeds with herbicide resistance.
Ranchers tally weeds in each frame and group them by height categories.
Nuisance weeds are generally native plants growing where they aren't wanted.
Weeds are continuing to spread rapidly in many areas across the country.

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