Avoiding herbicide resistance in weeds

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  • 22/08/2019
  • Sponsored by - BASF NZ

Herbicide resistance in New Zealand is on the rise, now affecting at least 20 different weed species.

The first crop resistance developed in 1979, with Fathen, and continues to be a challenge for maize growers.

Director of Plant Science Consulting, Dr Peter Boutsalis spoke to Rural Exchange about the issue and what farmers can do to avoid it.

Watch the video to hear the interview with Dr Peter Boutsalis.

 

This article was created for BASF NZ.

Rural Exchange with Hamish McKay and Richard Loe, 6-8am Saturday and Sunday on Magic Talk.

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