Prior to the introduction of glyphosate-resistant crops, growers had little choice but to use herbicides that in some cases had the potential to injure soybeans.

With the development of weed resistance to glyphosate, soybean growers once again may be using some of these products to supplement glyphosate.

In considering these products, growers should be aware that many of them have potential to cause crop response under certain conditions. In most cases these crop symptoms are transient and soybeans recover rapidly with little or no effect on yield.

Nevertheless, understanding crop symptoms and causes will help avoid surprises and allow growers to take steps to minimize soybean injury.

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