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Invasive weeds may be partially to blame for flooding along U.S....
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Scientists say invasive weeds are overrunning many vital "riparian" lands -- the ecologically diverse natural habitats that run along the millions of miles of our nation's waterways and help to prevent or moderate flooding.
Manuka oil shows promise as natural weed control agent
WASHINGTON -- Weeds have a greater impact on crop yields than any other pests. Over the past several decades, farmers have continually turned to synthetic herbicides because they are the most effective deterrent against weeds.
Diversity key to herbicide weed management, fighting resistance
WOOSTER, Ohio -- Weed resistance to herbicides has been a concern among crop farmers since about 1998, but the fact that it's no longer...
Cryogenic freezing can reduce weed growth
A study, reported in the current issue of the journal Weed Technology, tested the use of cryogens in farm fields. Experiments were conducted for two years at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan.
Penn State researchers say road work spreads invasive plant seeds
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State researchers created a computer simulation based on field experiments that showed how road regrading in the spring could play a role in the rapid spread of Japanese stilt grass.
U.S. EPA bans sale, use of DuPont’s Imprelis herbicide
SALEM, Ohio -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered DuPont to halt the sale, use or distribution of Imprelis, an herbicide marketed to control weeds, vines and certain grasses.