Basics

Glufosinate-ammonium is one of the most widely-applied broad-spectrum herbicides, controlling weeds in a huge variety of crops worldwide. Its unique mode of action makes it ideal to be used in rotation with other herbicides to mitigate weed resistance.

What is Glufosinate-ammonium?

What is Glufosinate-ammonium?

GA is a herbicide ensuring a high degree of crop safety by affecting only the part of a plant where it is applied. » more

How does Glufosinate-ammonium work

How does Glufosinate-ammonium work?

GA is a crop protection product that works by inhibiting an enzyme central to plant metabolism. » more

Where is Glufosinate-ammonium used?

Where is Glufosinate-ammonium used?

GA is currently registered for use on more than 100 crops in 82 countries. » more

Adrian Percy: ”We invest in finding the next generation of weed management systems” Basics

The issue of weed resistance is “serious, but solvable,” said Adrian Percy, head of Research & Development at the Crop Science division of Bayer at the Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge in Denver, Colorado. The conference took place from May 14-18, 2017 and gathered over 300 experts to discuss the global issue of herbicide resistance. To overcome the issue, Bayer is committed to innovation and education and continues working in partnerships worldwide. Besides looking for new herbicides, Bayer has been promoting its Integrated Weed Management initiative, a holistic approach to tackling weeds with a combination of physical, cultural, biological and chemical measures that are cost effective and sustainable.

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About GA in 3 minutes

What alternatives to using Glufosinate-ammonium does the farmer have?

Alternative chemical treatments often affect whole plants rather than just the part of the plant with which they come into contact, which would harm the crop. Alternative chemical treatments also tend to have a smaller spectrum of control.

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