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2011-09-27 10:00:00

A task force of respected weed scientists from universities, industry and private consulting spent 18 months pulling together the most current, science-based information available on the causes

2011-09-22 21:42:54

A study published in the September issue of Ecology looks at how human activities can diminish the usefulness of an ornamental trait, such as colorful feathers, as a signal of fitness.

2011-08-29 07:00:00

Graduate and undergraduate students from across North America competed for top honors in the first WeedOlympics sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western Weed Science

2011-08-10 18:06:18

Road maintenance may accidentally spread the seeds of invasice plants, according to Penn State researchers.

2011-07-12 00:00:54

The Weed Science Society of America says those weeds overrunning your lawn or garden may have redeeming value. Some are actually edible and can make a tasty addition to your dinner table. But exercise caution and make certain you know what you're gathering.

2011-06-30 02:00:00

LEBANON, Pa., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While you're enjoying that well deserved summer vacation, don't forget your garden will be home working hard.

2011-05-31 16:32:00

USDA, PDA Successfully Working to Eliminate Poisonous Weed HARRISBURG, Pa., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is winning its battle against Giant Hogweed, a noxious, invasive weed that can cause blistering and scarring on the skin of susceptible people, but more work remains. "Nearly 80 percent of the known Giant Hogweed sites have been eradicated, thanks to the effective teamwork between the U.S.

2011-05-12 00:00:46

Four regional weed science societies are sponsoring an event this July that will give graduate and undergraduate students an opportunity to broaden their applied skills and compete for bragging rights as the best student weed scientists in the country. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 This summer teams of students from universities across the nation will gather in Knoxville, Tenn., for the WeedOlympics – an event sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western Weed...

2011-04-27 04:20:00

LEBANON, Pa., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apply pre-emergent garden weed preventer in early spring. That's the truth and it's also a myth, a myth that allows trillions of unwanted weeds to infest American gardens coast-to-coast.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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