Palmer amaranth

Common Name: Palmer amaranth
Scientific Name: Amaranthus palmeri
Life Cycle: annual
Family: Amaranthaceae
Chromosome Number: Not Reported
Polidy level: Not Reported
Genome Size (1C Mbp): Not Reported
Center of Origin as reported by Mabberley (1998) or Randall (2002): Not reported
Number of Sites of Action to which species is currently reported as resistance: 6
Sites of action to which herbicide resistance has been reported: EPSP synthase (G/9), ALS inhibitor(B/2), Microtubule inhibitor (K1/3), PSII inhibitor(C1/5), HPPD inhibitor (F2/27), PPO inhibitor(E/14)
Images source: Scott McElroy
lastUpdated: 02/11/2018