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Experiment to show advantages and disadvantages of weeding .  Area directly around each tree  ( cherry ) mown once or more a year .  Advantages - can be effective at controlling non grass weeds like bracken and brambles .  Can stop rank vegetation swamping newly planted trees .  Disadvantages - not as cost effective as herbicides for controlling non-grass weeds . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

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Experiment to show advantages and disadvantages of weeding . Area directly around each tree ( cherry ) mown once or more a year . Advantages - can be effective at controlling non grass weeds like bracken and brambles . Can stop rank vegetation swamping newly planted trees . Disadvantages - not as cost effective as herbicides for controlling non-grass weeds . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .


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