A forwarded request for California participation in research on herbicide resistance and integrated weed management.
As troublesome herbicide resistant weeds continue to develop and spread across the United States, effective weed management strategies require the use of multiple effective techniques to be used rather than relying on a singular method of weed control. Integrated weed management (IWM) is the practice of utilizing multiple weed management tactics to achieve weed suppression superior to what a single tactic could...
A quick post today to share a link to the recently revised "UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Avocado" (UC ANR Publication #3436). You can download the whole document as a pdf here, or use it online at the above link
Although there are also well-written sections on general avocado pest management, as well as specific information on insects, mites, and diseases of avocado, since this is the Weed Science blog, I'd better post a link directly to the Integrated Weed Management section...
A quick blog post today to share a recent edition of "TechLine - Invasive Plant News" that I was forwarded recently.
The Spring 2013 issue of the Western Range and Wildlands edition features an article by Celestine Duncan entitled "Protecting the Merced River Canyon from Invasive Plants - Yosemite National Park and Interagency Partners Tackle Yellow Starthistle". The combination of yellow starthistle and the national park system presents a interesting challenge for weed.../span>
A quick post today to share a link to the recently revised "UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Kiwifruit" (UC ANR Publication #3449). You can download the whole document as a pdf here, or use it online at the above link.
Although there are also well-written sections on general kiwi pest management, as well as specific information on insects, mites, and diseases of kiwifruit, since this is the Weed Science blog, I'd better post a link directly to the Integrated Weed Management section...
- 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 interesting to repost here.
The statement entitled: Three Leading Scientific Societies Take and Objective Look at the Issues Associated with "Least Toxic Pesticides" Applied as a "Last Resort" was co-authored by the WSSA, The American Phytopathological Society (APS), and the Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section of the Entomological Society of America...