- (Public Value) UCANR: Safeguarding abundant and healthy food for all Californians
- Author: Steven Fennimore
We have been evaluating several herbicides on direct-seed Brassica vegetables: Bok choi, broccoli raab, collard greens, mizuna, mustard greens and radish. We also have evaluated several herbicides in transplanted Brussels Sprouts and Kale. Most of these crops appear to be quite tolerant of Dual Magnum.
The individual trial reports are attached.
Elizabeth Mosqueda is an Assistant Professor at the California State University, Monterey Bay.
Richard Smith is a Vegetable Crop Production and Weed Science Farm Advisor with UC Cooperative Extension.
Steve Fennimore is a Cooperative Extension Weed...
- Author: Whitney Brim-DeForest
In 2017, I started getting reports of a watergrass biotype/species (Echinochloa spp.) that was difficult to control using our suite of herbicides registered in rice. At the time, I knew we had multiple herbicide-resistance in late watergrass (Echinochloa phyllopogon), so I initially just thought the resistant biotype was spreading, and had maybe gained resistance to additional herbicide modes of action. However, once I started visiting fields, it quickly became apparent that this was not late watergrass (phenotypically-speaking). It also did not appear to be barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli), although the Echinochloa species are notoriously difficult to identify, and phenotypically quite variable in...
- Author: Bob Johnson
- Posted by: Gale Perez
From the weekly newspaper for California Agriculture, Ag Alert • Dec. 2, 2020 • California Farm Bureau Federation
Advisors seek practical use of steam in weed control
By Bob Johnson
Steam-treating a shallow band of soil within the seed line before planting may offer, when combined with advanced cultivators, an economical weed control option for organic farmers and conventional growers looking to reduce herbicide use.
University of California specialists said their research in Salinas Valley vegetable fields this year showed the technique can significantly reduce weed pressure.../h2>
- Posted by: Gale Perez
If you missed this year's California Rice VIRTUAL Field Day, you can view it here.
California Rice Virtual Field Day
The full recording can be viewed here.
HIGHLIGHTED weed science presentations:
- 0:20:59 • Florpyrauxifen-benzyl (Loyant): A New Herbicide for California Rice • Kassim Al-Khatib, CE Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
- 0:37:37 • Weedy Rice Trials and Herbicide Failures in the Field •...