​Weed Management Issues and Integrated Management Strategies​​

February 2020 | 25 min., 33 sec.
by Peter Dotray and Wayne Keeling
Texas Tech University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension


​This panel discussion of weed scientists addressed observations when using the auxin-tolerant cotton technologies (XtendFlex and Enlist cotton) in 2019. When these technologies were used as part of a system that included other herbicide modes of action applied preplant, at-plant, and postemergence, season-long weed management was observed in a number of fields in the Texas High Plains. The importance of following label restrictions was stressed to minimize off-target movement.

About the Presenter

Peter Dotray ​Peter Dotray is a weed scientist with a joint appointment at Texas Tech University, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Lubbock. Dr. Dotray teaches undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in weed science at Texas Tech University, serves as an Extension weed specialist in the Texas Southern High Plains (where over 3 million acres of cotton is grown), and conducts research to help develop effective and sustainable weed management systems in crops grown in the region.

Wayne Keeling Wayne Keeling is the Project Leader for Systems, Agronomy, and Weed Science with Texas A&M AgriLife Research at Lubbock. Along with cropping system and weed research trials, Dr. Keeling has conducted a wide range of cotton harvest and trials for almost 30 years. He obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees from Texas Tech University and served on the Beltwide Cotton Harvest Aid Working Group.​

Contact Information:
Email: peter.dotray@ttu.edu, wkeeling@ag.tamu.edu


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