2016 Manitoba General and Herbicide-Resistant Weed Surveys

2016 Manitoba General and Herbicide-Resistant Weed Surveys

Researchers: Jeanette Gautier
Start Date: 2016
Status: Complete

Project collaborators: Rob Gulden, Dept. of Plant Science, University of Manitoba; Julia Leeson and Hugh Beckie, Saskatoon Research and Development Centre, AAFC

Project Length: 1 year

Objectives: to have available important information on the distribution and abundance of weed species, including herbicide-resistant biotypes, for the major field crops grown in Manitoba

MWBGA Funding: $19,388

Total Funding Approved: $103,600

Funding Partners: Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Corn Growers Association, Manitoba Oat Growers Association, Manitoba Seed Growers Association, Manitoba Sunflower Association, ARDI – GF2, Western Grains Research Foundation, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Manitoba Agriculture

Benefits to MB Producers: Comparing current results with those of previous surveys also provides information on weed species shifts in response to cropping systems. Results of the survey will be made available in March 2017

Results:

Residual Weed Population Shifts in Manitoba – 1978 to 2016 (Poster Presentation at 2016 Manitoba Agronomists Conference)