Monday, 26 January 2015
A New "Monster" Plant is a Looming Concern for Farmers on the Great Plains of the US (and Canada?).
Prairie farmers may have a new problem on their hands - "Weed palmer amaranth," a formidable threat to crops which seems to scoff at attempts to control it with herbicides. Story here.
Fred Springborn of Michigan State University stands next to palmer Amaranth,
a large and aggressive weed new to that state. Photo credit - MSU.