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Weed Control Strategies - 3
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Mon Apr 22, 2013 02:01 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A laundry list of new corn herbicides arrive in the marketplace each year. What isn't always obvious is there are no new modes of action and very few new active ingredients in those offerings.

We see new crop protection products with the same active ingredient available from multiple companies. In today's marketplace, more than one company is often able to license access to a new active ingredient -- even for use in the same crop.

Mark Loux, extension weed scientist at The Ohio State University, agrees that the number of products available has expanded. "Companies now have ...

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