Herbicide resistance has become an important issue to consider when making weed management decisions. Weed resistance can and has occurred to several products in recent years. Two examples in our area are resistance to mares-tail and pigweed to glyphosate products.
The potential for weed resistance to develop increases with continued use of herbicides that have similar chemical compositions. So, herbicide use should be monitored and production practices implemented to prevent and reduce the potential for resistance to develop.
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