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2013-01-02 05:02:50

This is the fifth in a series of releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of pesticide stewardship. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The owner of a horticultural company was fined recently for using a restricted use pesticide (RUP) in ways that were inconsistent with the product label. The product´s use was restricted due to human health concerns, but workers had applied the product without proper training or the required personal protective...

2012-04-29 23:00:02

To combat the development of herbicide-resistant weeds, scientists have endorsed a series of best practices and recommendations that will be presented at at upcoming summit. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) April 30, 2012 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced that its Board has endorsed a series of best management practices designed to reduce the incidence of herbicide-resistant weeds and the threat they pose to agricultural productivity. Chief among them are recommendations that...

2012-03-19 23:00:38

Discovery of hydrilla in New York's Finger Lakes region represents a potential environmental disaster. The Weed Science Society of America is calling attention to efforts underway to eradicate the damaging aquatic weed and protect some of our most valuable natural resources. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Six months ago, one of the world´s most aggressive aquatic weeds was spotted in an inlet adjoining Cayuga Lake, part of New York´s famed Finger Lakes. The culprit was...

2012-02-07 13:00:00

Innovators from government, academia and private industry are recognized for their impact on the weed science profession. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two 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 Waikoloa, Hawaii. “These are true innovators from academia, government and...

2012-01-23 12:00:00

Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America are partnering with the National Research Council to spotlight the problem of herbicide-resistant weeds and what can be done about them. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will co-sponsor an upcoming scientific summit on how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds — a costly and growing problem threatening crop production across the U.S. and around the globe. The May 10...

2011-10-19 13:00:00

The Weed Science Society of America is spotlighting research by Montana State University on the role vehicles play in the spread of invasive weed species. Seeds can attach to tires, bumpers, wheel wells or the underside of a vehicle and travel great distances before falling off in a new locale. Lawrence, KA (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 When you take your four-wheel drive out for a spin this fall, you might be bringing home more than memories. According to the Weed Science Society of America,...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

Students, educators and professionals from around the world are expected to attend the Weed Science Society of America event, which is scheduled for February 6-9, 2012, in Waikoloa, Hawaii. They will have an opportunity to focus on the latest developments in weed science research and management practices. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 Early bird registration is now open for the 52nd annual meeting of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) â“ an event that...

2011-09-27 10:00:00

A task force of respected weed scientists from universities, industry and private consulting spent 18 months pulling together the most current, science-based information available on the causes of herbicide resistance and effective management techniques. The result is a peer reviewed, five-module program available as Web-based training, PowerPoint slides or video. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is introducing a free training...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

The Weed Science Society of America says those weeds overrunning your lawn or garden may have redeeming value. Some are actually edible and can make a tasty addition to your dinner table. But exercise caution and make certain you know what you're gathering. Some weeds can be deadly. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 If you're growing weary of the never-ending battle against weeds, there may be one unique way to exact revenge. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA)...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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