WeedSmart suggests faba beans can sub common sowthistle

By Shannon Beattie
April 14 2022 - 5:00am
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, principal research scientist (weeds) Michael Widderick (right), said trials repeatedly show increased crop competition can reduce weed seed production and increase grain yield, and faba beans are no exception.

FABA bean crops have the potential to significantly curb common sowthistle, a problematic weed with widespread resistance to key herbicides, such as glyphosate and chlorsulfuron.

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