- Author: Guy B Kyser
This is a new-to-me weed, even though it's growing all around Robbins Hall where I've been working since typewriter times. Fumitory (Fumaria spp.) is a lacy, vine-like annual native to Europe. Looks sort of like parsley, though it's not related. It doesn't have tendrils, but it has 'grabby' foliage, and it drapes over other plants and fences by coiling its stem ends. Fumitory is in the poppy family (Papaveraceae). Its flowers are small, white to purplish, and bilateral in axillary racemes.
I figured out what this was by using this weed ID tool available through the
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Public Awareness Committee with contributions from WSSA members, released a new fact sheet on weeds.
The press release text is pasted the text below (in black) or you can click HERE for the direct link. Click here for a link to the pdf.
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- Author: Brad Hanson
- Author: WSSA
I received a press release this week from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) that I thought would be of interest to followers of the UC Weed Science blog (link above, or attached below).
The press release lays out a dozen examples of "unfortunate (and illegal) consequences that can happen when you don't" follow the information on a pesticide label. I thought the first reason (wrong product,...
A quick post today to share a few links and reposts that I found interesting recently.
The first is a link to a video on the television program, CBS Sunday Morning. In this program from a week ago, weeds were the focus. Click here for a link to the video. The main focus (and most interesting to me as a herbicide resistance researcher) was the main segment where Dr. Stanley Culpepper from the University of Georgia talked very frankly about the issues that...
The Spring 2012 edition of UCNFA News, the online newsletter for the UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance, is now available for viewing. This issue focuses on weeds and weed management for nursery and floricultural operations.
To view or download the newsletter in PDF format go to this link: http://ucanr.org/sites/UCNFAnews/Download_Newsletter_PDF/?newsitem=42782/span>