Vigilance, prevention are keys to preventing herbicide resistance

Smith, Ron
March 2011
Southwest Farm Press;3/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the prevention of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in the U.S. During a seminar at the Blackland Income Growth Conference in Waco, Texas AgriLife Extension Service weed specialist Paul Baumann stated that Palmer amaranth is considered as the most commonly occurring weed species in Texas crops. He suggested ways on how growers can prevent Palmer amaranth including using a soil active herbicide and rotating transgenic technologies.


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