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Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Results collated from farm-scale field experiments and surveys in China, the Philippines and Vietnam present strong evidence that using paraquat contributes to significant increases in the annual income of smallholder farmers worth up to $1000/ha each year.
In Vietnam, maize and tea are examples of important annual and perennial crops, re...
 
Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Choosing the correct type of nozzle when spraying paraquat is an important decision.
The right nozzle will enable the best levels of weed control, helping to ensure that...
 
Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
In 2015, the problem of glyphosate resistant weeds continued to intensify in many countries, especially in the US.
The president of the Weed Science Society of America...
 
Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
This is the third in a series of articles celebrating the UN FAO’s International Year of Soils and explaining the important role paraquat plays in promoting healthy and...