A super competitor! Lamb’s quarters is one of the most common and widespread weed foes in western Canada.
This annual produces 70,000 or more seeds per plant, is ultra-competitive and capable of adversely affecting all crop yields as a result. Expect flushes both early and late in the growing season.
HOW TO DEFEAT THIS VILLAIN
You can control lamb’s quarters in most crops, but cereals provide the best opportunity.
For in-crop control:
- Spring wheat: Axial® Xtreme iPak
- Wheat and barley: Cirpreme™ XC, Paradigm™, Pixxaro™, Prestige™ XC, Stellar™ XL, Infinity FX, Travallas™, Curtail® M, Buctril® M
- Canola: Roundup Transorb® HC, Liberty®
- Peas: Viper® ADV
- Soybeans: Viper ADV
Watchout: Lamb’s quarters has shown resistance to Group 2 chemistry.
It’s no secret. There are many herbicide options for battling this competitor.
Control at both pre-seed and in-crop. Because its greatest flush occurs at the beginning of the growing season, lamb’s quarters is a prime target for pre-seed control.
For pre-seed or pre-emergent burndown on wheat, barley, oats, peas, lentils, or soybeans use Heat® LQ.
Always read and follow label directions.
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