HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 c71W
54. Mr. Donald Scott

asked the Minister of Agriculture what research is being carried out at present in the use of selective weed killers for the eradication of bracken; and when results will be made known to farmers.

Mr. T. Williams

Research has been in progress for several years at the Department of Agriculture at Oxford University, but, so far, it has not brought to light any selective herbicide showing promise for bracken control. The investigations are, however, continuing.

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