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Odds of beating weeds stacked in favour of grain growers

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Peter Newman from AHRI says that very high weed seed banks can be eroded to low, near-zero levels by committing to a five-component stacked approach... By combining five essential measures and repeating the exercise year after year, growers can run down seed banks even when experiencing high levels of herbicide resistance on their farms... "The five components of a successful strategy are a double knock of herbicides; mixing and rotating chemicals; competitive crops; stopping seed set; and harvest weed seed control," Mr Newman said...