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Pigweed (Common or Smooth)- Weed Identification Prostrate Pigweed (Amaranthus blitoides) Weed: N.J. Weed Gallery Pigweed: going in! | Tiny Farm Blog

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Knotweed: Correspondences
Polygonum aviculare Folk Names: Armstrong, Centinode, Cowgrass, Hogweed, Knotgrass, Nine Joints, Ninety Knot, Pigrush, Pigweed,Red Robin, Sparrow's Tongue, Swynel Grass Gender: Feminine Planet: Saturn Element: Earth Deity: Power: Binding, Health...
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Purslane: Correspondences
Portulaca sativa Folk Names: Garden Purslane, Golden Purslane, Pigweed Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Deity: Power: Sleep, Love, Luck, Protection, Happiness...
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S80 Pigweed Identification: A Pictorial Guide to the Common
Pigweed identification can be difficult, especially in the early stages of seedling growth Redroot pigweed has a more rounded first leaf than Powell amaranth.
Identification of the Weedy Pigweeds and Waterhemps of Iowa
Diversity.
Spiny Pigweed
Prevention and Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed in
Agriculture and Natural Resources. FSA2152. Prevention and Control of Glyphosate.
A Guide to Pigweed Management for Soybean/Cotton
are essential for effective pigweed management in all systems.

Suggested News Resources

Urban Forager | Amaranth in Abundance
Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus), aka pigweed, rough pigweed, redroot pigweed, careless weed, or wild beet, is a tenacious annual that can grow as tall as six feet.
Glyphosate resistant pigweed arrives in Virginia
If there were any lingering hopes that glyphosate resistant pigweed would stop at the North Carolina line and not be an economic drain on cotton and soybean growers in Virginia — put those hopes to rest.
Huskie receives full registration for use in grain or forage sorghum
In Kansas, research by K-State weed scientists has shown that Huskie controls kochia, Palmer amaranth, redroot pigweed, tumble pigweed, velvetleaf, puncturevine, morningglory, and other broadleaf weeds.
Master Gardeners: Many consider purslane a weed, but it's a powerhouse of
Farmers also know it by its other less-glamorous moniker, "pigweed." Purslane is a beneficial weed in that it is not usually domesticated, but is edible. It also is considered a companion plant by some gardeners.
Weed nightmare: Glyphosate-resistant pigweed overtakes soybean fields
Flooding this spring scattered seeds from resistant Palmer pigweed all across the cropland leading to untreated fields tangled with giant weeds. Glyphosate resistant Palmer pigweed heavily populates a soybean field in Jackson County, Arkansas.

Suggested Web Resources

Pigweed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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S80 Pigweed Identification: A Pictorial Guide to the Common
Pigweed identification can be difficult, especially in the early stages of seedling growth Redroot pigweed has a more rounded first leaf than Powell amaranth.
Redroot Pigweed
Several photographs of Redroot Pigweed and its identifying features.
"POISONOUS PLANTS SLIDES - PIGWEED"
Pigweed is an erect annual herb, branched above and rough and somewhat hairy; the taproot Nitrate-accumulating weeds include pigweed (Amaranthus spp.
Pig Weed Threatens the Agriculture Industry by Overtaking Fields of
Oct 6, 2009 Across the South, farmers are fighting a brutal weed that pesticides can no longer kill.

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