Herbicide Resistance in Higher Plants

  • Steven R. Radosevich


Many agricultural systems still rely heavily on mechanical methods (tillage) for weed control. Such control methods are highly effective in reducing the density of undesirable plants but are not believed to appreciably influence weed species composition. However, weed species have evolved in response to other agricultural practices (Baker, 1974; Young and Evans, 1976), and it is likely that they have responded to tillage, as well. Recent studies by Price et al. (1980) suggest that wild oat (Avena fatua) can be genetically manipulated by cultivation practices.


Thylakoid Membrane Herbicide Resistance Chenopodium Album Triazine Herbicide Hill Reaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven R. Radosevich
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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