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2014-01-23 23:01:57

The current issue of Weed Science offers results from a greenhouse experiment focused on how resistance might affect the continued fitness of Palmer amaranth plants by comparing glyphosate-resistant plants to glyphosate-susceptible plants. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Palmer amaranth is a weed native to the southwestern United States that has developed resistance to various herbicides since the late 1980s. Its resistance to glyphosate was first confirmed in 2006 in Macon...

2013-12-10 23:25:44

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) discusses the ongoing battle against herbicide resistance. The issue stems from the fact that while weed management has seen much progress, it has become expensive and poses various environmental issues. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 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...

2013-10-15 23:04:05

International Weed-Resistance Experts Advocate Diverse Farming Techniques to Battle “Monster Weeds” RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 International weed-resistance experts warn U.S. crop producers that herbicide-resistant weeds are aggressively taking hold in many parts of the country and pose a significant threat to U.S. crop productivity and profitability. As farmers in other countries have demonstrated, however, these so-called “monster weeds” can be...

2013-09-09 11:36:53

A somber picture of the struggle against super-weeds emerged here today as scientists described the relentless spread of herbicide-resistant menaces like pigweed and horseweed that shrug off powerful herbicides and have forced farmers in some areas to return to the hand-held hoes that were a mainstay of weed control a century ago. The reports on herbicide resistance and its challenges, and how modern agriculture is coping, were part of a symposium on the topic at the 246th National Meeting...

2013-03-22 23:20:10

WSSA has published a new article. As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. These crops provide a weed management tool to meet the needs of modern agriculture. A corresponding decrease has been noted in the use of soil-applied herbicides that farmers have relied on heavily in recent...

2010-06-30 11:38:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announces the launch of a new encapsulated formulation of acetochlor designed for cotton and soybean acres in 2010 has proven successful. The new product was used as MON 63410 Herbicide by farmers this season and will be available widely for 2011 as Warrant(TM) Herbicide. "Farmers and our retail customers in the Cotton Belt and the Midwest have provided great feedback on Warrant's control of tough weeds...

2010-01-18 15:49:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study entitled "Gene amplification confers glyphosate resistance in Amaranthus palmeri" from a research team including Monsanto scientists Dafu Wang and Douglas Sammons echoes conclusions from The Organic Center (TOC) report "Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use in the United States: The First Thirteen Years." Published in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in December 2009, the Monsanto-funded...


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