Gene discovery for herbicide resistance

October 26, 2022

Turning up the dimmer switch on P450s

AHRI researcher Qin Yu recently teamed up with a team of Chinese scientists to show that a case of metabolic resistance in Barnyard grass in China is likely associated with epigenetics. There were no changes to the genetic code of the plant, but there were changes in the expression of a specific P450 gene.

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Dr Qin Yu and Professor Lang Pan
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January 17, 2022

AHRI 2021 Wrap-Up

Written by: Jessica Scholle Despite the challenges COVID-19 presented in 2021, our researchers continued their research and published throughout the year. From the identification of…

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The AHRI Team
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March 31, 2021

2,4-D synergises metribuzin

Synergy between herbicides is rare, but extremely sort after and this synergy is often claimed but it takes a specific research technique to confirm the synergy. Australian farmers and agronomists have previously observed synergy between phenoxy herbicides (2,4-D) and PSII herbicides (Group C / Group 3 herbicides such as metribuzin) and now we know why, thanks to this new AHRI research.

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