With machines like the Harrington Seed Destructor grabbing international headlines, many in Canada wonder whether post-harvest weed control could be the answer to herbicide resistance. Breanne Tidemann, a Ph.D. student at the University of Alberta, decided to find out.
Lisa Guenther caught up with Tidemann at the Herbicide Resistance Summit in Saskatoon this March to hear about her research. Tidemann’s research shows whether or not post-harvest weed control holds promise for some weeds, but not for one of Western Canada’s worst weeds.
(With thanks to Robin Booker of the Western Producer for the videography)