- Posted by: Gale Perez
From the Western IPM Center November 2019 newsletter...
Looking for Answers as Kochia Rolls Across the West
Kochia is a tumbling weed plaguing growers and ranchers from Central Canada to West Texas.
“It's salt tolerant, heat tolerant, cold tolerant,” said Kent Davis, a crop consultant with Crop Quest in Colorado. “I want to kill the damn stuff, there's no question about it, but you have to admire it at the same time.”
Davis spoke at a recent.../h3>
- Author: Rob Wilson
Happy New Year! It’s too cold in Tulelake for field work, so I’m busy summarizing 2013 research results. Today I posted a progress report on the Intermountain Research and Extension Center (IREC) website summarizing results for our 2013 onion weed control research. The study was conducted at IREC to evaluate rates of DCPA (Dacthal) alone and combined with pendamethalin (Prowl H20) applied at loop stage for control of kochia in onions grown on silty clay soil with high organic matter. Sulfentrazone (Zeus), an unregistered herbicide in onions, was tested at various rates as a preemergence and postemergence herbicide on the same soil type. Prowl H20 application timing was also evaluated by comparing applications...