Glyphosate resistant kochia confirmed in Manitoba Herbicide resistant weeds are not a new issue in Manitoba, as Group 2 resistant kochia and Group 3 resistant green foxtail populations were identified in 1988. However, resistance to glyphosate is new and it remains an important herbicide in Manitoba crop production systems.
Predicting the next glyphosate-resistant weed Weed scientist Dr. Hugh Beckie with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) at Saskatoon, Sask., was correct in his prediction that kochia would develop glyphosate resistance. His modelling lays out which weeds might be next.
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Triticale: Poised for the future With the wrap up of the Canadian Triticale Biorefinery Initiative (CTBI), growers and industry are investigating innovative ways to move triticale forward. Top Crop Manager investigates a few examples of the potential for triticale.
New seed treatment for Rhizoctonia control in pulses Syngenta Canada Inc. has launched Vibrance Maxx seed treatment, a combination of Apron Maxx RTA and Vibrance, for use on peas, lentils and chickpeas. Vibrance Maxx seed treatment provides control of early-season diseases, including Rhizoctonia.