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    Author(s): Clinton C. Shock; Joey Ishida; Erik Feibert; Nancy Shaw
    Date: 2010
    Source: In: Malheur Experiment Station Annual Report 2009. Ontario, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station. p. 213-217.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Native forb seed is needed to restore rangelands of the Intermountain West. Commercial seed production is necessary to provide the quantity of seed needed for restoration efforts. A major limitation to economically viable commercial production of native forb seed is weed competition. Weeds are adapted to growing in disturbed soil, and native forbs are not competitive with these weeds. There is a considerable body of knowledge about the relative efficacy of different herbicides to control target weeds, but few trials have tested the tolerance of native forbs to commercial herbicides.

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    Citation

    Shock, Clinton C.; Ishida, Joey; Feibert, Erik; Shaw, Nancy. 2010. Native perennial forb tolerance to repeated annual applications of postemergence herbicides, 2009. In: Malheur Experiment Station Annual Report 2009. Ontario, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station. p. 213-217.

    Keywords

    native perennial forb, seed, weed competition, postemergence herbicides

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