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Fall 2013 New Publications

Compiled by Steve Tjosvold

New Publications from UC Agriculture and Natural Resources

Glyphosate Stewardship: Maintaining the Effectiveness of a Widely Used Herbicide

Glyphosate (Roundup) is very effective against weeds, but you can't use it just any old way or you'll end up encouraging the development of resistant weeds. Learn how to find the best timing, mix and application method, and complementary control methods.

Author: T. Miller et al.

Publication Number: 8492



Selection Pressure, Shifting Populations, and Herbicide Resistance and Tolerance

A good herbicide will control the current population of weeds, but also create a powerful “selection pressure”: any weeds that survive its effects will go on to thrive, immune to any further applications. Learn how to keep selection pressure in check.

Author: B. Hanson et al.

Publication Number 8493



Fungus Gnats: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape

This is a recently updated Pest Note. Fungus gnats occur around damp, decaying vegetation, algae and fungi. These flies can appear in large numbers in or around buildings and also can be a problem in greenhouses, nurseries and interior plantscapes.

Author: J.A. Bethke, S.H. Dreistadt

Publication Number: 7448


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