Spraying stale seedbeds for broadleaf weeds and blackgrass© Tim Scrivener
There has been no new mode of action herbicide discovered in the past 20 years and with none on the horizon, combining chemistry with cultural methods will prove vital for effective weed control. “In fact, we are seeing the opposite and are losing actives due to legislation,” says Jorg Ellmanns, head of soya bean and corn herbicides at Bayer CropScience. “This leaves fewer solutions for weed control.” This is happening at a time when demand for food is set to […]