rod weeder


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rod weeder

[′räd ‚wēd·ər]
(agriculture)
A type of equipment used to prepare the soil during harrowing; it is a power-driven rod, usually square in cross section, which also operates below the surface of loose soil, killing weeds and maintaining the soil in loose mulched condition; adapted to large operations and used in dry areas in the northwestern United States.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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