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  • Foxtails - Weeds in Wheat Fields

    Managing Resistance in Wheat With Multiple Modes of Action

    Caption: Foxtail in a wheat field. There are many factors that result in poor weed control in wheat and barley: a thin crop stand, extreme weather conditions, plugged nozzles, improper application of herbicides, generic formulations, ill-advised tank mix partners or some combination of these factors. The one factor impacting even the most seasoned growers though, is tough, resistant weeds. As weed resistance has spread, many current weed control programs have shown diminished effectiveness, threatening farm…

Wheat Beauty Shot
This agronomic photo shows a kochia weed.
An agronomic photo showing wheat diseases.
Agronomic image of stripe rust in wheat fields
Agronomic image of wheat fields and herbicide resistance