Wild radish, the latest research

Video Published: 17/06/2014

Webinar held Tuesday 17th June, 2014

Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is a prolific weed of winter cropping in southern states and in particular Western Australia, however is becoming an increasing significant problem in the eastern states. Wild radish has developed resistance to many modes of action and the recent discoveries of glyphosate resistant in the west and phenoxy resistant individuals in NSW has raised further the level of concern.

This webinar will highlight the ecology of wild radish and how to use this information to assist in managing it; herbicide resistance status; and weed control tactics that have been successfully employed to manage this weed.


Peter Newman (Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative). Peter is the communications leader for the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) and is based in the heart of wild radish country at Geraldton in the northern grains area of Western Australia. Peter has had over 20 years' experience with weed research and extension, with wild radish being a major focus.