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Posts Tagged: herbicide

Will climate change affect the sensitivity of weeds to herbicides?

Translocation of glyphosate

Herbicides are the main means of controlling weeds. Recently, there has been increasing concern over the potential impacts of climate change, specifically, increasing temperatures and elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations, on the sensitivity of...

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:55 AM
Tags: Climate Change (5), glyphosate (31), herbicide (61), horseweed (7), lambsquarter (1), weed (25), weed control (80)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

California Rice Experiment Station partners with Albaugh on ROXY Rice

Dr. Kassim Al-Khatib, University of California, Davis, weed science professor and Cooperative Extension weed specialist, is developing herbicide programs for ROXY rice that bring in residuals and other modes of action. He showed off some of those during the recent Rice Field Day.

From the Rice Farming magazine...   California Rice Experiment Station partners with Albaugh on ROXY Rice By Vicky Boyd, Editor The California Rice Experiment Station has found a partner in Albaugh LLC to help bring their ROXY ...

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Tags: herbicide (61), Rice (24)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Managing weedy grasses

Fig 3. The creeping stolons of bermudagrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News and the Pests in the Urban Landscape blog]   “I hate crabgrass!” is a common lament I've heard from residents during my 35 years in UC Weed Science. However,...

Posted on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate crabgrass!” is a common lament I've heard from residents during my 35 years as a UCCE Weed Science Farm Advisor. However, four out of five times, the weed...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (2), control (41), crabgrass (3), dallisgrass (2), herbicide (61), management (28), Pest Notes (58), Roncoroni (2), weeds (64)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Evaluating the effect of timing of Sandea (halosulfuron) and clethodim herbicides to direct seeded melons

Figure 2.  Clethodim herbicide injury symptoms were slight yellowing and wrinkling of upper leaves.

There are a limited number of herbicides registered for melon production in California and Arizona, two of the major production areas for cantaloupes and honeydews. Shallow cultivation and nonselective herbicides with no soil activity can be effective if...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:14 AM
Tags: herbicide (61), Melons (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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