This resource is targeted at professionals who work with herbicides, and may also prove valuable to producers who have an interest in the technical aspects of herbicides. Topics include how herbicides enter and move in the plant, how herbicides break down in the plant and soil, how plants develop resistance to herbicides, and how herbicides can best be transferred from the sprayer to the target.

It is available online (PDF, 6.8 MB).

Copies of this book may be purchased by:

  • Online credit card purchase, click here.
  • Calling 780-427-0391 (payment made using automated system and telephone keypad).


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Phone: Ag-Info Centre
Toll-free in Alberta at: 310-FARM (3276)