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1 July 2018 Weed Seedbank Management: Revisiting How Herbicides Are Evaluated
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There is great value in quantifying and reporting weed seed production as a component of herbicide efficacy evaluations for two reasons. First, visual weed control ratings and associated measurements such as weed density and biomass are not sufficient indicators of fecundity. Second, knowledge of fecundity associated with herbicide treatments can guide the development of effective management programs that impact long-term weed population dynamics and reduce the risk of herbicide resistance.

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Jason K. Norsworthy, Nicholas E. Korres, and Muthukumar V. Bagavathiannan "Weed Seedbank Management: Revisiting How Herbicides Are Evaluated," Weed Science 66(4), 415-417, (1 July 2018). https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2018.11
Received: 6 February 2018; Accepted: 11 February 2018; Published: 1 July 2018
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