Factors to Consider when Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Soybean Traits Coexist
Soybean is the second most important crop in Nebraska, which is grown on 4.8 to 6 million acres annually and contributes about 7 to 10% of total soybean produced in the United States. For example, soybean was planted on 5.7 million acres in 2018 in Nebraska with the production of a record high 333 million bushels with an average of 59.0 bushels per acre (USDA, 2019). In 2019; however, soybean planting was 4.9 million acres due to early season flood and continuous rain (USDA-NASS 2020). To achieve optimum yield, soybean production requires more careful field management—particularly for weed control—compared with other agronomic crops grown in eastern Nebraska such as corn, sorghum, and wheat.
Crops / Crop Production/Field Crops
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