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Paraquat and glyphosate resistant ryegrass a wake-up call
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A just confirmed case of annual ryegrass resistant to both glyphosate and paraquat is a warning to all farmers that rotating herbicide modes of action alone does not solve all your herbicide resistance problems, according to researchers... The Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group (AGSWG), supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), said it was the first case of glyphosate plus paraquat resistance in any weed species in Western Australia and a world first for wine grapes... AGSWG executive officer Andrew Storrie said the multiple herbicide resistance appeared to have been caused by 20 years of unplanned rotating of paraquat and glyphosate when treating the vine row strip...
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