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Decades Old Weed Seeds Trigger New Outbreak of Devastating Plant Parasite

WSSA scientists say the resurgence of branched broomrape illustrates the impact of the weed “seed bank.” In the early 1980s, a devastating parasitic weed was found in a tomato field in California. The infestation of branched broomrape (Orobanche ramosa) was … more »

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WSSA Pesticide Stewardship Series 02- The Buyer Has Important Responsibilities

A shopper in a farm supply store recently purchased a pesticide that he was not authorized to buy. In addition, he was purchasing the product for a use not allowed on the label. “Whether you are buying a pesticide for … more »

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