Poppies in barley© Tim Scrivener
Cereal growers are being urged to help prevent the spread of herbicide resistance in broad-leaved weeds by changing their thinking on weed control in autumn-sown crops. With resistance to the sulfonylurea group of herbicides, mainly in poppies and mayweed, on the rise, experts are advising that action should be taken now while there’s still time to stop it escalating further. See also: Growers advised to swap herbicides to tackle broad-leaved weed resistance That means reducing reliance on single modes of action, […]