Weeds, 22 Sep 2021
An investment has identified the importance of combining cultural weed management tactics with robust herbicide packages in driving down the weed seedbank.
Weeds, 05 Sep 2021
Early detection, a comprehensive surveillance and eradication program, and willingness to experiment with new technologies means the red witchweed eradication program is on track to eradicate this invasive plant from the only known infestation in Australia, near Mackay in Queensland.
Weeds, 29 Jun 2021
Feathertop Rhodes grass seeds are 10 times lighter than annual ryegrass seeds, which explains why the weed has spread so quickly across Australia, prompting regional research and the development of locally relevant management packages
Weeds, 24 Jun 2021
Ideal growing conditions could lead to a large brome grass outbreak in Western Australia this season.
Weeds, 20 Jun 2021
The Area Wide Weed Management project is investigating a different approach to traditional weed control.
Weeds, 12 Jun 2021
Herbicide resistance workshops will be held in four locations from 22 June to 5 August.
Weeds, 03 Jun 2021
Feathertop Rhodes grass germinates quickly after rainfall, prompting a call to take early and decisive action
Weeds, 21 May 2021
Random weed surveys identified glyphosate resistance in ryegrass plants collected from 27 per cent of paddocks in south-eastern South Australia and 40 per cent of paddocks in south-western Victoria in the 2020 season. Herbicide resistance specialist Dr Peter Boutsalis explored the “significant increase” in glyphosate-resistant annual ryegrass at the 2021 GRDC Grains Research Update in Adelaide.
Weeds, 17 Feb 2021
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI), Research Associate Yaseen Kahlil says they have detected the world’s first population of glyphosate-resistant capeweed.
Weeds, 22 Jan 2021
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative scientists have identified one of the genes that enables annual ryegrass to detoxify and become resistant to different herbicides