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Posts Tagged: herbicide

Managing herbicide resistance with electric weed control

Figure 1. Electric weed control unit manufacturer by Zasso operating at Lewis Brown Research Center in Corvallis, OR. The electricity is applied through the metal probes. The electric resistance heats up the plant, producing steam.

From the Weeders of the West (WoW) blog ∴ March 11, 2021 Marcelo Moretti is a Professor in the Dept. of Horticulture at Oregon State University and an alumnus of UC Davis and California State University,...

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 12:19 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management

Herbicide Trial in Delta Drill-Seeded Rice - 2020

Figure 1. Predominant weeds in the trial were watergrass and barnyardgrass.

From the San Joaquin Valley Delta Field Crops blog • Jan. 21, 2021 Michelle Leinfelder-Miles is the UC Cooperative Extension Delta Crops Resource Management Advisor serving San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, and Contra Costa...

Posted on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Tags: Delta (2), herbicide (78), Rice (43)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management

Extension Fact Sheets on herbicide drift on speciality crops (midwest focus)

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A colleague at Ohio State University (sorry, I mean The Ohio State University) shared a recent series of extension publications they put together related to specialty crop injury from the auxininic herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D.   Dicamba and...

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11:17 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Will rising temperatures make superweeds even stronger?

Large boom sprayers are used to efficiently apply herbicides over agricultural fields. Visual: Will Fuller / Flickr

Will Rising Temperatures Make Superweeds Even Stronger? Widely used herbicides are struggling to kill some weeds. Some experts think heat could be part of the problem. From the digital magazine, Undark • Dec. 7, 2020 By Natasha Gilbert •...

Posted on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 2:24 PM
Tags: herbicide (78), superweed (1), temperature (2), weed control (106)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management

Organic herbicide effects on Himalayan blackberry: only short-term control, but also avoided damage to willow

Photo 1: Two months after herbicide applications, control plots had abundant willow and blackberry

Valerie Eviner is a Professor of Ecosystem Management and Restoration in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis.  Himalayan blackberry can be a persistent weed, particularly in riparian settings. A number of conventional herbicide treatments...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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