redroot pigweed

Common Name: redroot pigweed
Scientific Name: Amaranthus retroflexus
Life Cycle: annual
Family: Amaranthaceae
Chromosome Number: 32
Polidy level: 2X
Genome Size (1C Mbp): 831
Center of Origin as reported by Mabberley (1998) or Randall (2002): Tropical America
Number of Sites of Action to which species is currently reported as resistance: 5
Sites of action to which herbicide resistance has been reported: ALS inhibitor(B/2), PSII inhibitor(C1/5), PPOinhibitor (E/14), PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides)(C2/7), PSII inhibitor (Nitriles)(C3/6)
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lastUpdated: 02/11/2018