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Use of full label rates vital to protect new herbicide

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Grain growers gearing up to sow crops are urged to resist any temptation to use below label rates for the newer pre-emergent herbicide Sakura (pyroxasulfone), with research highlighting the risks if rates are cut... Dr Busi said that in the trials, a ryegrass population initially susceptible to Sakura evolved resistance to it after only three generations of exposure to below label rates of Sakura ... "Our trials found that the use of below label rates of Sakura posed a high risk for the rapid development of herbicide resistance," he said...