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Document ID (ISN)78789
CIS number 02-881
Year 1997
Convention or series no. 812191
Title No weeds - no chemicals
Bibliographic information Arbejdmilj°fondet, Vermundsgade 38, 2100 K°benhavn ě, Denmark, 1997. Video in VHS format, duration: 14 min.
Abstract This videotape presents alternative methods of controlling weeds in parks, sports fields and playgrounds without using herbicides. These methods avoid the contamination of groundwater and gardening workers' exposure to chemicals. The following methods are described: flame treatment; sweeping and brushing; chippings; ground cover plants.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; weeds, parasitic plants; horticulture; audiovisual training; substitution; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) motor-driven gardening implements; weeding; description of technique; water pollution; videotape; pollution control
Document type V - Audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Agricultural chemicals