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weed resistance status

Catalogue: GRDC Media
With winter crop harvest fast approaching, growers are being urged to take weed seed samples to help map out an effective weed management strategy for the upcoming season... Taking seed samples from survivor weeds at harvest and sending them off for testing will allow growers to assess their control options for next year," Mr Street said... "Herbicide resistance costs the northern grains industry tens of millions of dollars each year and unless growers understand the resistance status of the weeds on their farm, they can't have full confidence that their normal control measures will continue to work in the future."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Taking seed samples from survivor weeds at harvest and sending them off for testing will allow growers to assess their control options for next year," Mr Street said... "Herbicide resistance costs the northern grains industry tens of millions of dollars each year and unless growers understand the resistance status of the weeds on their farm, they can't have full confidence that their normal control measures will continue to work in the future.".. The samples were from weeds present at last year's harvest so were most likely to have survived herbicide application and have some herbicide resistance - it really defines the worst case scenario."..
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