Herbicide resistance is not a new problem.
Globally, resistance has evolved for all herbicide mechanisms of action.
The rate of resistance evolution has accelerated; more farmers rely on single herbicides to control weeds.
Herbicide resistance is not an herbicide or genetic-engineering problem but a behavioral problem.
Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus syn. rudis), courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service.
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Planning Committee for a National Summit on Strategies to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council "
Herbicide Resistance in Weeds: What is the Nature of the Problem?--Micheal D. K. Owen ."
National Summit on Strategies to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: Proceedings of a Symposium . Washington, DC: The National Academies Press,
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