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GROUP C2/7 RESISTANT SILKY WINDGRASS
(Apera spica-venti)


PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)

Sweden
INTRODUCTION SILKY WINDGRASS
Silky Windgrass (Apera spica-venti) is a monocot weed in the Poaceae family.  In Sweden this weed first evolved resistance to Group C2/7 herbicides in 2006 and infests Winter wheat.   Group C2/7 herbicides are known as PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (Inhibition of photosynthesis at photosystem II).  Research has shown that these particular biotypes are resistant to isoproturon and they may be cross-resistant to other Group C2/7 herbicides.

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QUIK STATS (last updated May 12, 2015 )

Common NameSilky Windgrass
SpeciesApera spica-venti
GroupPSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
Herbicidesisoproturon
LocationSweden
Year2006
Situation(s)Winter wheat
Contributors - (Alphabetically)Solvejg Mathiassen 
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ACADEMIC ASPECTS

Confirmation Tests

Greenhouse, and Laboratory trials comparing a known susceptible Silky Windgrass biotype with this Silky Windgrass biotype have been used to confirm resistance. For further information on the tests conducted please contact the local weed scientists that provided this information.
 
Genetics

Genetic studies on Group C2/7 resistant Silky Windgrass have not been reported to the site.  There may be a note below or an article discussing the genetics of this biotype in the Fact Sheets and Other Literature
 
Mechanism of Resistance

The mechanism of resistance for this biotype is either unknown or has not been entered in the database.  If you know anything about the mechanism of resistance for this biotype then please update the database.
 
Relative Fitness

There is no record of differences in fitness or competitiveness of these resistant biotypes when compared to that of normal susceptible biotypes.  If you have any information pertaining to the fitness of Group C2/7 resistant Silky Windgrass from Sweden please update the database.
 
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CONTRIBUTING WEED SCIENTISTS

SOLVEJG MATHIASSEN
Senior Scientist
Aarhus University, Science and Technology
Dept. of Agroecology
P.o. Box 30
Slagelse, 4200, Slagelse Municipality
Denmark
Email Solvejg Mathiassen

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Herbicide Resistance Action Committee, The Weed Science Society of America, and weed scientists in Sweden have been instrumental in providing you this information. Particular thanks is given to Solvejg Mathiassen for providing detailed information.
Herbicide Resistant Silky Windgrass Globally
(Apera spica-venti)
Herbicide Resistant Silky Windgrass Globally
(Apera spica-venti)
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Herbicide Resistant Silky Windgrass Globally
(Apera spica-venti)
#CountryFirstYearSituationActive IngredientsSite of Action
1 AustriaAustria 2009 Cereals iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, and isoproturon 2 Multiple Resistance: 2 Sites of Action
ALS inhibitors (B/2)
PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass6746
2 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 2005 Cereals, and Winter wheat chlorsulfuron, iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, isoproturon, mesosulfuron-methyl, pyroxsulam, and sulfosulfuron 12 Multiple Resistance: 2 Sites of Action
ALS inhibitors (B/2)
PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5266
3 DenmarkDenmark 2011 Winter wheat iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, and sulfosulfuron 13 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5674
4 FranceFrance 2006 Wheat iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, mesosulfuron-methyl, and pyroxsulam 17 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass9936
5 GermanyGermany 1997 Cereals, and Winter wheat isoproturon 18 PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5026
6 GermanyGermany 2005 Wheat chlorsulfuron, florasulam, flupyrsulfuron-methyl-sodium, iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, mesosulfuron-methyl, pyroxsulam, sulfometuron-methyl, and sulfosulfuron 18 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5526
7 GermanyGermany 2009 Spring Barley, and Winter wheat fenoxaprop-P-ethyl, iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, isoproturon, mesosulfuron-methyl, pinoxaden, pyroxsulam, and sulfosulfuron 18 Multiple Resistance: 3 Sites of Action
ACCase inhibitors (A/1)
ALS inhibitors (B/2)
PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5410
8 LatviaLatvia 2015 Wheat, and Winter wheat iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium 174 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass15067
9 LithuaniaLithuania 2013 Winter wheat iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium 185 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass7821
10 PolandPoland 2005 Winter wheat chlorsulfuron, iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, procarbazone-sodium, and sulfosulfuron 33 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5395
11 PolandPoland 2010 Winter wheat fenoxaprop-P-ethyl, and pinoxaden 33 ACCase inhibitors (A/1)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass5619
12 PolandPoland 2011 Winter wheat chlorsulfuron, fenoxaprop-P-ethyl, pinoxaden, sulfometuron-methyl, and sulfosulfuron 33 Multiple Resistance: 2 Sites of Action
ACCase inhibitors (A/1)
ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass6758
13 PolandPoland 2012 Winter wheat isoproturon 33 PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass6759
14 SwedenSweden 2006 Winter wheat isoproturon 40 PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass10996
15 SwedenSweden 2010 Winter wheat iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, and sulfosulfuron 40 ALS inhibitors (B/2)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass10994
16 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 1994 Wheat isoproturon 41 PSII inhibitor (Ureas and amides) (C2/7)
20Apera spica-ventiSilky Windgrass208
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