Herbicide Mixes Key to Control
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Apr 21, 2015 06:43 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- The best way to stop herbicide resistant weeds is with proper tank mixes each season, according to a study of field trials released Tuesday. The results are a warning that farmers will need to use new herbicide and seed trait packages to control resistant weeds they might already have and to keep weeds from developing resistance to these new packages.

The common, and easier, weed control tactic of rotating herbicide modes of action year-to-year failed, and actually increased the frequency of weeds becoming resistant to herbicides, according to the study of 105 Illinois grain fields, conducted ...

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