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Contact: Matthew Swayne
Penn State

Field Edge

Caption: Researchers are advocating increased caution using certain herbicides that have a range of effects -- positive and negative -- on field edges and old fields. The researchers studied the effects of dicamba and 2,4-D on plants and animals that lie just outside of the targeted area for the sprays.

Credit: J. Frank EJ. Franklin Egan

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Related news release: Drifting herbicides produce uncertain effects

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