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Weed Identification, Herbicide Classification, and Developing a Weed Management Program

Strategies for developing an effective weed management program through proper weed identification and the correct use of herbicides.

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Course Summary:

This course will give you the tools to develop an effective weed management program that factors in herbicide use and herbicide resistance management. You will be able to identify different types of weeds and their characteristics, including yellow and purple nutsedge, Kyllinga (green and false green), goosegrass, crabgrass, tropical signalgrass, doveweed, Virginia buttonweed, and annual bluegrass. The course will conclude with a discussion of herbicides, their classification, movement in plants, sites, and modes of action, and the reasons why herbicides can fail.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Tina Bond is the Technical Service Manager for FMC Global Specialty Solutions. She supports all herbicide and fungicide products in turf and ornamental markets across the U.S. She is also responsible for collaborating with researchers on product trials that help support products in the marketplace.

Originally from Delaware, Tina obtained her BS in Agriculture from the University of Delaware and later moved to the Sunshine State to obtain her Doctorate in Plant Medicine from the University of Florida. Tina previously worked in distribution supporting adjuvants and herbicides and has worked in a variety of specialty market segments including pest control, lawn care, aquatics, and IVM.

GCSAA Education Points:

This course has been approved for the following GCSAA education points:
To qualify for 0.50 education points, participants must complete at least 5 of the online courses that have been approved by GCSAA.

An approval code will be revealed after you complete the video. You must submit the approval code to GCSAA within 30 days of the event. You can record your attendance by using the online Education Point Affidavit in the Submit Points area of www.gcsaa.org. By using the online affidavit, your education points will automatically populate your educational history. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can call GCSAA at (800) 472-7878 and submit the code by phone.

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