In another experiment increasing soybean density from 245,000 plant/ha to 481,000 and 676,000 plants/ha with reduced row distance reduced sicklepod
(Senna obtusifolia L.
Lynn Walker provided him with isolates from diseased sicklepod
Growers adopting BXN cultivars, particularly BXN 47, report satisfaction with both the weed management technology, except where high populations of sicklepod
, pigweed, and certain grass species not controlled by bromoxynil are encountered in cotton production (Culpepper and York, 1999), and the performance of the BXN 47 cultivar.
tillage, and rye mulch on sicklepod
Douglas Boyette at ARS' Southern Weed Science Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi, recently discovered that the sicklepod
fungus Myrothecium verrucaria is also an effective bioherbicide for controlling kudzu.
Root morphology of young soybean, sicklepod
, and Palmer amaranth.
A fungus from the sicklepod
plant, Arabis canadensis, found in the south-eastern United States, effectively controls kudzu.
In addition, two weeds - leafy spurge and sicklepod
- and a plant disease - tomato blight - are potential projects.