TITLE

More glyphosate-resistant weeds coming

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the arrival of glyphosate-resistant weeds in U.S. farms. The rapid adoption of Roundup Ready crops in the U.S., and the herbicide glyphosate, are discussed. The development of resistant weeds, as studied by Steve Powles in Australia, is presented. Reasons why farmers don't want to manage resistant weeds are offered. Chris Main is working on implementing integrated weed management practices and listed some principles on warding off glyphosate resistance.
ACCESSION #
20016686

 

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