Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: ASA Section: Agronomic Production Systems

Title: Symposium--Future of Weed Science: Thinking Beyond Herbicides in the Agricultural Landscape

Organizer: Stephanie Wedryk
Lead Community Sponsor: Weedy and Invasive Plant Species Community
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Format: Oral Symposium
Keywords: Biological control, Cover crops, Herbicide resistance and Invasive species

Session Description: Weed control in agricultural landscapes has been dominated by the use of herbicides over the past 75 years. Herbicide resistance, environmental stewardship and threats from invasive species create new challenges. Technology, molecular tools, and improvements to integrated weed management can provide solutions for controlling weeds in the 21st century.