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Integrated Management of Mayweed Chamomile in Wheat and Pulse Crop Production Systems

In small grain and pulse crops throughout the high rainfall zones of the Inland Pacific Northwest, mayweed chamomile is a troublesome weed. Individual plants can produce as many as 17,000 seeds, and s ...

Integrated Management of Mustard Species in Wheat Production Systems

Blue mustard, flixweed, and tumble mustard can be a headache to control when it comes to winter wheat; this article shows you how it can be done. ...

Integrated Management of Prickly Lettuce in Wheat Production Systems

Prickly lettuce is a common weed in wheat production systems throughout the PNW, but it’s difficult to manage. Herbicides can control prickly lettuce in wheat, but many biotypes have developed resistance.

Organic Small Grain Production in the Inland Pacific Northwest: A Collection of Case Studies

Organic farming can be a challenge anywhere, but the obstacles encountered by Inland Pacific Northwest organic small grain farmers are unique. Their options for managing weeds and soil nutrients are f ...

How Soil pH affects the Activity and Persistence of Herbicides (Soil Acidification Series)

This publication discusses how decreasing soil pH contributes to increased instances of herbicide persistence and categorizes commonly used herbicides as either a weak acid, weak base, cationic, noni ...

A Mayweed Chamomile Growing Degree Day Model for the Inland Pacific Northwest

Providing an accurate prediction tool (Growing Degree Day Model) for mayweed chamomile to more effectively manage this increasing problem in the iPNW.