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7994. Stewart, V.R., L.S> Prestbye, T.K. Keener, and L.E. Welty. 1986. Weed control in sod-seeded alfalfa.. Montana AgResearch 3(1):21-24.

8001. Stewart, V.R., L.E. Welty, and P.F. Hensleigh. 1979. Evaluation of glyphosate in combination with various herbicides for sod-seeding.. West. Soc. Weed Sci. Abstr. p. 110.

9894. Cramer, C.. 1987. Water saving 'weed' replaces chem-fallow.. The New Farm, Sept/Oct 1987, p. 28-29..
Black medic is successfully being used in Montana as a reseeding annual legume in dryland rotations. The medic is protecting the soil from erosion, improving soil structure and water-holding capacity, disrupting weed and disease cycles, and reducing saline seep. Becauce medic is a shallow-rooted legume, it is supplying the soil with added nitrogen but only drawing water from the top 2 feet of the soil profile. This moisture is replaced by snow melt. The medic can also be a profitable hay crop.

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