BASF Zidua® Herbicide Gets Registration for Wheat

Jamie Johansen

Wheat growers have new class of chemistry to fight Italian ryegrass. BASF just announced that Zidua® herbicide has received federal registration from the Environmental Protection Agency for spring and winter wheat. Zidua herbicide provides wheat growers with a powerful tool to fight tough to control weeds like Italian ryegrass, annual bluegrass and canarygrass. In addition, Zidua herbicide suppresses many broadleaf …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Herbicides, wheat

Palmer Amaranth Weeds Show Fitness & Persistence

Jamie Johansen

An article featured in the current issue of Weed Science offers results from a greenhouse experiment focused on how resistance might affect the continued fitness of Palmer amaranth plants by comparing glyphosate-resistant plants to glyphosate-susceptible plants. Palmer amaranth is a weed native to the southwestern U.S. that has developed resistance to various herbicides since the late 1980s. Its resistance to …

Ag Group, agronomy, Herbicides, Weed control