Source: TAMU Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
Better known as ALS-tolerant herbicides, Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo, is part of a larger study to test the effectiveness of the DuPont herbicide Zest and Pioneer ALS-resistant grain sorghum.
This trial is also being repeated in locations throughout the state of Texas by other AgriLife Extension partners, as well as by Oklahoma and Kansas Extension personnel, she said. Through Extension trials, producers have the opportunity to evaluate the technology and understand the potential uses.
The results of these Extension-based studies will be used by DuPont Crop Production in their final stages of research and development of the Zest herbicide. It is anticipated that the Zest herbicide will be released along with the ALS-tolerant grain sorghums in 2016.
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