According to the Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management, production losses to Australian grain growers due to weeds is estimated to be 6.5% or $171 million. Weeds are undesirable plants growing within a crop and they compete for resources such as nutrients, water and light. Without weed control, crop yields can be significantly reduced. Weeds can also cause further problems by harbouring pests and diseases and interfering with harvest operations.
Syngenta offers a diverse herbicide portfolio designed to help growers formulate an effective weed control strategy.