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Posts Tagged: herbicide resistance

California Agriculture - Review of herbicide resistant weed issues in CA (and other pest problems)

CalAg 68 4 cover Dec2014

The journal California Agriculture recently published a special issue on research and extension efforts related to the University's Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases strategic initiative.  The subtitle of the special issue is: How UC and it's...

CalAg 68 4 cover Dec2014
CalAg 68 4 cover Dec2014

Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8:58 AM

WSSA press release and fact sheet about "Superweed" fallacies

Below is a recent press release from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announcing a new fact sheet addressing misconceptions about the so-called "superweeds". I alluded to this few weeks ago in my post "Can herbicide resistance...

Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Herbicide Resistance Summit II, in Washington DC (and webcast) September 10th

Meeting announcement from the Weed Science Society of America.  Brad To Those Concerned About the Explosion of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds, Attached you will find more information regarding the upcoming 2nd Herbicide Resistance Summit.  In...

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Can herbicide resistance move from crops to weeds?

The risks of GMO herbicide-resistant crops as a source for resistance traits in weeds has garnered recent attention in discussions of so-called “superweeds”. [I've commented previously on my general disagreement with the term "superweed" when...

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Links to recent UC weed articles in CAPCA Advisor

I thought I'd make a quick post today to share links to several recent articles in the trade publication "CAPCA Advisor".  This magazine is targeted towards Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA = California Association...

Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 8:34 AM

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