NMSU researcher develops model to help chile growers battle weeds

In Southwest Farm Press

by Kristie Garcia, NMSU

The tall morning glory weed can be problematic for chile growers. The presence of this weed in crops may lead to an increase in harvesting time or hoeing time and may also result in fewer chile pods.

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Advice from weed resistance expert: Try diversity

From Southeast Farm Press

Renowned weed scientist Steve Powles, having had to find solutions and work-arounds in resistant weed-infested crops in his native Australia, has tried to prepare American producers for their own burgeoning resistance problems.

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