Scientists from the University of Sheffield in the UK have identified factors which are driving the evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds.
Test your knowledge of integrated weed management (IWM) with this short quiz. The quiz is anonymous, and the answers will be revealed at the end.
Italian ryegrass has been one of the primary weed problems during burndown in Mississippi for nearly 15 years. Most populations are resistant to the “fop” family of ACCase herbicides due […]
This brief, 20-question quiz was written by university weed scientists to: Gauge knowledge and awareness of integrated weed management methods Help us better understand which methods are of most interest […]
Southern corn growers will pull their planters out of the shed and into the field in only a few short weeks. Bt corn will be planted on millions of acres […]
We’ve had 3/10″ of rain so far with the cold front. This is really going to help our grazing crops get going. One thing we need to think about now is weed control. […]
In 2016, farmers worldwide planted more than 240 million acres (98 million hectares) of genetically modified corn, cotton and soybeans that produce insect-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, or […]
A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the […]
Farmers have been battling herbicide-resistant weeds for generations. A common practice for most of that time has been to rotate between different herbicides every season. But despite farmers’ best efforts, […]
Silvana Paula-Moraes began working in the fall of 2016 at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) based in Jay, Florida. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Moraes completed her PhD in Nebraska. […]