Companies Working Hard to Safeguard Herbicide Effectiveness

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

University weed scientists and Extension farm agents across the Cotton Belt are making a concerted effort to help growers understand the threat of herbicide resistant weeds and to help them make good management decisions that will extend the life of new technology and improve crop profitability.   There has been much written about the use of glufosinate, arguably the next best thing to glyphosate because of glyphosate resistance problems with Palmer pigweed and other weeds.

Though the most ‘in-the-news’, glyphosate is not the only herbicide with resistance issues. Several families of herbicides share the plight of glyphosate.

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