Innovative Technologies for Striga management
B. Dembele, Daouda Dembele (IER); and J. Westwood (Virginia Tech)
This research is directed at developing new strategies for control of Striga in sorghum and millet. Specific objectives were to: Confirm results of the previous year’s research and
refine methodologies for herbicide seed treatments for controlling Striga in sorghum and millet; Begin incorporating herbicide seed treatments with other components of an integrated control program; Publish a manuscript on the use of 2,4 DB seed treatments for Striga control.