News tagged with herbicides

Kudzu crusade

A controlled burn licked its way across 42 acres on the Oak Ridge Reservation as Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Natural Resources Management Team completed another step towards eliminating kudzu, an invasive exotic species ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Old herbicides enlisted in new 'war on the weeds'

The emergence of weeds resistant to the most widely used herbicide is fostering a new arms race in the war against these menaces, which cost society billions of dollars annually in control measures and lost agricultural production. ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Ecology
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Leading crop scientist warns against herbicide overuse

Overuse of the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) has caused US crops to become infested with glyphosate-resistant weeds - and a world-leading researcher at The University of Western Australia is fighting to prevent similar outcomes ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in Ecology
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