Test your knowledge of integrated weed management (IWM) with this short quiz. The quiz is anonymous, and the answers will be revealed at the end.
Effective long-term weed management requires integrating multiple effective techniques, as opposed to relying solely on one or two tactics. This is particularly true as troublesome herbicide-resistant weeds continue to develop and spread throughout the US.
Diversifying weed management tactics, preventing the introduction of new weeds, and varying herbicide modes of action reduces the spread and establishment of resistant weeds. This brief, anonymous, 20-question quiz will test your IWM chops and help us give due credit to how farmers are using IWM throughout the US.
All answers are completely anonymous and optional. Answers are score are revealed after clicking “Submit.” Click here to take the quiz.
The quiz was written by weed scientists from 14 universities with funding from the USDA Agricultural Research Service and is being distributed in states all over the US. Find more information on IWM and herbicide resistant weeds here.
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