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PLSC 453/653

Advanced Weed Science

Integrated weed control programs for crops, pastures, non-cropland, and aquatic environments. Herbicide formulation and mixtures. Herbicide absorption, translocation, and action. 2 lectures. Undergraduate Credit Prereq: PLSC 323. Fall. 2 credits.

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Instructor: Dr. Kirk Howatt
Office: 470F Loftsgard Hall
Phone: 701-231-7209

PLSC 453/653 Syllabus

PLSC 653 Additional Requirements

Lecture recordings are posted in Blackboard.


Blank Outline
Biological Control
Herbicide Symptomology slides
Herbicide Symptomology matching
Weed Characteristics
Techniques of Weed Management
Herbicides in the Environment
Resistance Manipulation in Crops


What happened to these fields?

Crop Damage 1 How do you approach this problem?

What do you tell the grower?  Crop Damage 2

Crop Damage 3 Could injury be from dry weather or herbicide drift?  Crop Damage 6

What herbicides could have caused this damage?  Crop Damage 4

Crop Damage 5

Advanced Weed Science (PLSC 453/653) is a course that can help you answer these questions
and understand the many factors contributing to success of a weed control program.

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