Weed control in sweet corn: tolerance to HHPD herbicides; control of nutsedge; and flame weeding in high-residue systems (2011)

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Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

George Clough
OSU Hermiston Ag Exp Station


  1. Determine sweet corn tolerance to HPPD herbicides combined with chloroacetamide herbicides such as Dual Magnum.
  2. Determine the potential of controlling nutsedge in sweet corn with HPPD herbicides incombination with other products.
  3. Evaluate strategies to improve flame weeding efficacy in high-residue systems.


Fresh Market Vegetable Production, Processed Vegetable Production, Weed management, Willamette Valley, Corn, Vegetable production