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WSSA to Exhibit at Upcoming Conference on Invasive Aquatic Plants

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Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will participate in the upcoming annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS).  WSSA is an exhibitor at the event, scheduled for July 13-16 in Savannah, Ga. The APMS … more »

Common Myths about Poison Oak, Poison Ivy and Poison Sumac: WSSA Experts Separate Fact from Fiction

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With summer temperatures luring us outdoors, scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say it’s a great time for refresher course on poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac . . . more »

WSSA to Sponsor Second National Summit on Herbicide Resistance

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Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans for a second national scientific summit on the topic of herbicide resistance . . . more »

“National Invasive Species Awareness Week” Spotlights the Importance of Prevention and Management Strategies

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  National Invasive Species Awareness Week is scheduled for February 23-28.   And according to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it’s a topic that deserves our attention.  Non-native plants, animals and pathogens can harm humans and the … more »

Weed Science Society of America Announces 2014 Winners in Annual Awards Program

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This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly three dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. “We’re … more »

Ornamentals Gone Wild: Weed Scientists Recommend Smart Shopping When Selecting New Flowers and Shrubs

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Will that showy ornamental flower or shrub you purchased prove to be well behaved?  According to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it is important to be an informed shopper so you don’t end up with a … more »

Cotton Growers Still Searching for Viable Solutions in Battle against Herbicide Resistance

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For nearly a decade, cotton growers have been battling to save crops from the ravages of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri).  Though in many ways they are finally gaining the upper hand, an expert with the Weed Science Society of … more »

From Tsunamis to Turf Wars: Hot Topics Take Center Stage at Annual Meetings of Weed Science Societies

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Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America and its sister scientific societies in the U.S. and Canada will tackle a wide range of topics – from invasive species spread by the 2011 tsunami in Japan to turf … more »

WSSA Weed Control Spotlight: Hydroacoustics Technology Makes Waves in Weed Control

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The same hydroacoustics technology used to navigate boats, track fish and hunt for sunken treasure is now making waves in weed control – shedding new light on the size and shape of plant beds lurking beneath the water. “It is … more »

National Stakeholder Team Creates Initiative to Strengthen U.S. Pesticide Safety Education

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The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. The U.S. Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) has faced … more »