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Botanical Families (December 10, 2014)
Some of the specialty crops grown here occupy such a minor acreage that there are very few, if any, pesticides registered for use on them. This is especially true for herbicides which are very limited. It is sometimes difficult to even know where to start when checking what might be used. If you know the botanical family a crop is in it can help narrow your search. The botanical family of many of these crops is listed below:

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