- Posted by: Gale Perez
Here are a couple of articles from our friends at California Ag Today:
Treevix (saflufenacil) is now labeled for use in California on pomegranates thanks in part to the Western Region IR-4 Project and the UC Davis Weed Science Program.
The IR-4 Project facilitates the registration of pest management products for specialty crops (fruits,vegetables,herbs,and other ornamentals.) Often, specialty crops have limited options for pest control, so the USDA funded IR-4 Program works with universities, industry, and growers to conduct the research to get the crop registered with the EPA.
The UC Davis IR-4 Field Research Center conducts approximately 30 field trials a year to evaluate chemical residue, crop safety, or efficacy. This year we have pest control residue trials in broccoli, plum, sesame,...