Resistant grasses adding to farmers’ herbicide woes

Dr. Larry Steckel, Tennessee Extension weed scientist, discusses resistance issues.

Resistant Palmer amaranth or pigweed has been garnering the lion’s share of farmers’ attention in recent years.

In some ways, the focus on pigweed has allowed glyphosate-resistant grasses to become a bigger problem in the region.

The University of Tennessee’s Larry Steckel talked about resistance issues in a presentation to The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance Conference in Memphis earlier this year.

See Part II: 'We can't discard any tools for pigweed'

TAGS: Herbicide
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