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Posts Tagged: seed production

Palmer amaranth, hand-weeding, regrowth, and seed production

Palmer amaranth flower head

A drive around parts of the San Joaquin Valley revealed some fields with Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) rising above the crop canopy (See image below). A male Palmer amaranth in a corn field in Merced County   Palmer amaranth is a tall...

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 10:58 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

The Case for Removing Weeds From Growing Areas

One point I always make is that the sooner you control annual weeds, the better. The reduces crop-weed competition, along with a host of other issues caused by weeds (we'll save that for another blog).  But the real key to forward-looking weed...

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 5:12 AM

Compensatory growth and seed production: A tale of two weeds

2010 palmer amaranth

Talking Points: Weed control failures can and do occur. Weed control failures occur for many reasons, including improper treatment applications and plant size and development at the time of treatment. Plants that aren't completely controlled can...

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:40 AM
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