How herbicides work

Comprehensive guide to how agricultural herbicides work.


This resource is targeted at professionals who work with herbicides. It may also prove valuable to producers who have an interest in the technical aspects of herbicides. Topics covered include:

  • how herbicides enter and move in the plant
  • how herbicides break down in the plant and soil
  • how plants develop resistance to herbicides
  • how herbicides can best be transferred from the sprayer to the target

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View or download How Herbicides Work: Biology to Application.

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