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There are two things that I think just about every weed scientist can agree on:

1) herbicide resistant weeds make weed management more difficult;

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The types of weeds growing in your garden are not always completely bad. Weeds act as soil indicators, letting you know what type of soil you have when they grow in your garden.
Rice (Oryza sativa) is regarded as the only grass that was selected for cultivation and eventual domestication in the Yangtze basin of China. Although both macro-fossils and
Even with all the time and resources that were expended to control weeds in 2015, weeds will once again be a foe in Midwestern fields in 2016, said University of Illinois weed scientist
The plant Typha domingensis can be used in reducing bacterial contamination of water for agricultural use, scientists report. This plant helps to reduce, up to 98 percent, pollution by
We all think we know about weeds. We spray them to kill them and keep them out of our manicured lawns and garden beds. But did you know weeds are also an indicator of problems in your lawn?
There are many herbicide-resistant weeds — and then there is Palmer amaranth pigweed. As weed scientist Aaron Hager says, “Palmer is best described as Satan.” Able to spurt 8 inches
Back before chemical pesticides and herbicides, farmers had to come up with ways to kill the weeds that took over their fields. One method used “back in the day” was letting pigs loose in fields that were not being used for crops for a season and allowing the pigs to do what they do naturally: dig up the roots of weeds and fertilize the land.
More often than not, my troubleshooting calls begin with the phrase, “Something is wrong with my crop. I think I have some type of herbicide damage!” All herbicides have the potential
When the non-farm press call for an interview it is always interesting. The first thing they typically want to discuss is “superweeds.” There is a definition of superweeds in the Oxford online Dictionary
Cotton farmers face an uphill battle this year as they develop weed control programs that take care of what many expect to be a banner year for glyphosate resistant weeds, especially pigweeds.
Prickly lettuce, a common weed that has long vexed farmers, has potential as a new cash crop providing raw material for rubber production, according to Washington State University scientists.