TITLE

United States will soon lead world in herbicide-resistant weeds

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article presents an interview with Stephen Powles, director of the Western Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative, on the issue of herbiside resistance. A cropping system that is a Roundup Ready crop followed by another followed by another and on and on isn't sufficiently diverse. According to Powles, if farmers strike on a good herbicide, don't stick to it. If farmers are getting fantastic weed control with glyphosate, change it anyway. Same is true for paraquat. Rotate the herbicides and use any non-herbicide tools that make economic sense.
ACCESSION #
16285070

 

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