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Effective weed management strategy reduces resistance

Reduce your risk of herbicide failure with these tips.

It's no secret that by using the same weed strategy year after will eventually result in herbicide failure. Farmers are facing the biggest challenges from marestail, waterhemp and Palmer amaranth. A weed management program must include different herbicides and even other management strategies. 

This gallery illustrates different scenarios in which various herbicide programs are used year after year, derived from a resistance model developed by Syngenta.

Farmers will find that programs with fewer sites of action in pre- and post-emergence applications will result in herbicide failure after just a few years.What producers need to aim for is a weed management program that contains overlapping residuals with multiple effective sites of action will provide weed control for many years. 

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