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Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and there was an opportunity for participants to update the group about new invasive plants as well as give an update on management of these and others. During...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (29), impact (1), invasive (46), noxious (2), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (225), weed (25), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Update on Automated Weeders

Steketee IC cultivating three 80-inch wide beds

In vegetable production, growers cultivate most of the bed leaving only a 4-inch wide uncultivated band around the seedline. Weeds not controlled by preemergent herbicides or cultural practices in the uncultivated band are ultimately controlled by hand....

Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Monitoring for New Problematic Weed Species in Rice

AGNet-West logo

From Brian German at AgNet West :: April 17, 2018   California rice growers will need to be on the lookout for two new problematic weed species this year.  One of the species is called rough barnyardgrass (Echinochloa muricata) and the...

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Tags: Rice (24), weed (25)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Multiple independent origins of glyphosate resistance in Italian ryegrass

Italian ryegrass

The evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds is an ongoing problem in California agriculture. Resistance to glyphosate has become particularly widespread across the state. Normally, glyphosate kills weedy plants by inhibiting...

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Follow Up: Pre-emergence Medusahead Control in the Intermountain Region

Esplnade 7 oz

Last year about this time, I posted a blog regarding an ongoing trial investigating various herbicides for Pre-emergent Control of Medusahead. I wanted to follow up on that trial which I “deemed” unsuccessful and share some of the data...

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Tags: aminopyralid (1), esplanade (1), indaziflam (1), lassen (1), medusahead (8), milestone (1), modoc (1), rangeland (12), weed (25)

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