Common Lambsquarters

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Photo Credit: University of Missouri

Common lambsquarters developed resistance to Group 5 herbicides (triazines) very early on in the history of herbicide resistance. It was first confirmed in the US in 1975 infesting corn, soybean, and nurseries. The species is very common throughout many regions of the US.

Herbicide resistant populations:

  • Group 5
  • Group 2
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For more information on common lambsquarters management, visit:
https://iwilltakeaction.com/weed/common-lambsquarters

Hero photo and Hero Circle photo credit: Claudio Rubione, University of Delaware

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