Palmer amaranth confirmed in Iowa: what does it mean for Minnesota?
By Lizabeth Stahl and Jeff Gunsolus
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Palmer amaranth, an invasive weed that can bring about crop yield losses exceeding 90 percent, has been reported in western Iowa.
What does this mean for growers in Minnesota? Since this weed is not known to be present in Minnesota, rapid early detection and eradication before any permanent population can become established is key.
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