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Date registered: January 22, 2015

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  1. Palmer Amaranth Adaptability — March 10, 2017
  2. Helping Turfgrass Overcome Herbicide Injury — October 7, 2016
  3. Challenges for Use of Glyphosate Alternatives in Urban Landscapes — May 27, 2016
  4. Time to Order Turfgrass Preemergence Herbicdes — January 15, 2016
  5. Biochar: New Applications of an Old Agricultural Practice — August 7, 2015

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Palmer Amaranth Adaptability

Dr. Ramon Leon and Dr. Jay Ferrell, Extension Weed Specialists – West Florida REC, Jay and Agronomy Department, University of Florida

Palmer amaranth, commonly referred to as Palmer pigweed, is perhaps the most problematic weed in the southern USA, especially in row-crop production. This weed can not only produce abundant seed allowing it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/10/palmer-amaranth-adaptability/

Helping Turfgrass Overcome Herbicide Injury

Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida Research and Education Center

Herbicides simplify weed management by allowing you to cover extensive areas in a relatively short time, and reduce the need for time-consuming control practices such as hand weeding. Additionally, many herbicides have the advantage of selective control. Selective herbicides are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/07/helping-turfgrass-overcome-herbicide-injury/

Challenges for Use of Glyphosate Alternatives in Urban Landscapes

Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida REC, Jay

Last year the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization (WHO) classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans.”  This generated a lot of controversy because the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the European Food Safety Authority, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/05/27/challenges-for-use-of-glyphosate-alternatives-in-urban-landscapes/

Time to Order Turfgrass Preemergence Herbicdes

Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida REC, Jay

So far this winter has been warmer than usual. If this trend continues, we will have weeds emerging early this spring. For this reason, it is a good idea to start thinking about the right time for preemergence (PRE) control against weeds in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/01/15/time-to-order-turfgrass-preemergence-herbicdes/

Biochar: New Applications of an Old Agricultural Practice

Ramon G. Leon, UF/IFAS Weed Science Specialist, West Florida Research and Education Center-Jay, FL

Biochar is a solid byproduct of burning wood or plant residues rich in cellulose under high temperatures and low oxygen conditions. This process is called pyrolysis, and it is one of the systems that is currently used for biofuel …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2015/08/07/biochar-new-applications-of-an-old-agricultural-practice/