Clethodim opposition in WA in 2003 (left) compared to 2015
AHRI has herbicide resistance information since 1998
The newest information available on herbicide resistance in Western Australia had been presented to agronomists and industry specialists at a Crop Protection Forum, hosted by the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) during the University of Western Australia (UWA) on Tuesday of the other day.
AHRI has detailed info on herbicide resistance within the State dating back once again to 1998, most abundant in current data from 2015 showing that ryegrass had been contained in 86 percent of paddocks and radish that is wild in 27pc.
Talking in the forum, WeedSmart extension that is western Peter Newman provided the investigation which have been carried out by AHRI senior research officer Mechelle Owen.
“through the years ryegrass infestation has held degree and they are searching comparable to 2015, while crazy radish infestation had dropped,” Mr Newman stated