Latest Weed Stories

2009-11-11 17:23:48

Ability of jewelweed to recognize 'relatives' from 'strangers' helps shift resources for growth.

2009-11-04 11:23:04

Research scientists at Nova Scotia Agricultural College have been working steadily to find effective organic methods to control weeds in cultivated blueberry crops.

2009-10-07 09:11:37

Study explores how farmers' practice affects role of gene flow between cultivated sorghum and its weedy relatives.

2009-09-15 06:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor(R) herbicide, for use on a wide range of crops and effective on more than 70 broadleaf weeds.

2009-09-09 14:54:54

Michigan State University scientists say they've found pesticide-free mulched maple and oak leaves can reduce the number of dandelions on Kentucky bluegrass. The objectives of our research were to quantify the effectiveness of four maple and one oak species leaf mulch as an organic broadleaf weed control method in an established Kentucky bluegrass turfgrass stand, then to identify specific maple species that provide effective broadleaf weed control, said Alexander Kowalewski of the...

2009-09-08 08:57:31

Mulched maple and oak leaves reduce dandelions in established Kentucky bluegrass.

2009-08-13 12:56:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- By investing a small amount of time and energy now, you can improve your lawn's good looks for fall and prime it for a green and glorious spring. Both warm and cool season grasses common in the U.S.

2009-07-30 10:30:00

Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain.

2009-07-15 10:15:49

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2009-05-22 15:56:00

Noxious Weed Found in Forward Township, Evans City HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is warning residents of Forward Township in Evans City, Butler County, that Giant Hogweed, a noxious and invasive weed that can cause blistering and scarring on the skin of susceptible people, has been confirmed in their area. Located along the Pittsburgh/Buffalo railroad tracks at the intersection of Spithaler School and Ash Stop roads, and at the...

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