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Dow AgroSciences announces name of new corn herbicide

Dow AgroSciences has announced today that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF-3471, will be named Resicore herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016.

Resicore will help growers control herbicide-resistant weeds through three nonglyphosate and nonatrazine modes of action. The active ingredients included in this novel formulation are acetochlor, mesotrione and clopyralid. Resicore is expected to offer flexible application timing from preplant to early postemergence.

In 2014 trials, Resicore herbicide had a 97 percent efficacy rating on many common weeds found in Midwest fields such as waterhemp, marestail, giant ragweed and Palmer amaranth.1

Currently, waterhemp populations have shown resistance to five different modes of action in 18 states. Additionally, resistance to multiple modes of action has been

Scouting throughout the growing season is essential to ensure timely herbicide applications and to identify problem fields for the following year. 

For more information about Resicore, contact your Dow AgroSciences sales representative or visit

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TAGS: Herbicide