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Posts Tagged: herbicide efficacy

The Current Status of Herbicide Resistance in California

Weeds in CA with HR to one SOA

Weeds compete with crops for light, water, and nutrients, which can result in yield reductions. Weeds can also interfere with crop production by serving as alternate hosts for pests and pathogens, providing habitat for rodents, and impeding harvest...

Posted on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

All About Glyphosate: An Issue of the Journal 'Pest Management Science' Dedicated to the Active Ingredient

Vol 74 Pest Manage Sci

Glyphosate was commercialized in 1974. Since then, it has become one of the most widely used (and studied) herbicides. According to Duke (2018b), almost 20,000 scientific publications and patents have included glyphosate as a focus; only 2,4-D surpasses...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 4:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Dust and glyphosate performance

Dust on leaves

It's getting hot and dry in the Central Valley and the movement of equipment in and out of fields/orchards/vineyards has the potential to stir up a significant amount of dust. Among its other impacts to agriculture (soil erosion, tissue damage, reduced...

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

The efficacy of homeowner herbicides for field bindweed control


In a recent blog post, Dr. Clyde Elmore discussed weed species changes in urban environments in response to the ongoing drought. One weed that can thrive under dry conditions is field bindweed, a significant weedy pest for homeowners, land managers,...

Posted on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 5:50 PM

UCCE Vineyard Herbicide Trial Field Meeting

J Roncoroni vineyard field day June 2015 from Twitter

  Vineyard Herbicide Trial Field Meeting Date: July 21, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am Location: Muller Ranch Vineyards 34998 County Road 18, Woodland, CA 95695    UC Cooperative Extension Weed Science Advisor, John Roncoroni...

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 3:36 PM

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