- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
- Author: Brad Hanson
- Author: Ted Webster
- Author: Stanley Culpepper
Weed control failures can and do occur.
Weed control failures occur for many reasons, including improper treatment applications and plant size and development at the time of treatment.
Plants that aren't completely controlled can produce viable seed and re-infest fields.
Insufficient control of herbicide-resistant weeds could facilitate the establishment and spread of undesirable traits.
Weed pressure, and the resulting competition for water and nutrients, can significantly impact crop establishment, growth, yield and harvest. Furthermore, there is some concern among growers that non-managed weeds may support...