Evolving understanding of the evolution of herbicide resistance.

  title={Evolving understanding of the evolution of herbicide resistance.},
  author={Jonathan Gressel},
  journal={Pest management science},
  volume={65 11},
A greater number of, and more varied, modes of resistance have evolved in weeds than in other pests because the usage of herbicides is far more extensive than the usage of other pesticides, and because weed seed output is so great. The discovery and development of selective herbicides are more problematic than those of insecticides and fungicides, as these must only differentiate between plant and insect or pathogen. Herbicides are typically selective between plants, meaning that before… CONTINUE READING